encorbelment

noun
en·​cor·​bel·​ment
variants: or encorbellment \ ə̇nˈkȯ(r)bəlmənt, en-​ \
plural -s

Definition of encorbelment 

: projection of each course of masonry over the one below it

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History and Etymology for encorbelment

French encorbellement, from Middle French encorbelement, from en in (from Latin in) + corbel + -ment

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