encorbelment

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

encorbellment

\ə̇nˈkȯ(r)bəlmənt, en-\

Definition of encorbelment

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of encorbelment

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


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