skew putt


Definition of skew putt

: a stone at the foot of the slope of a masonry gable cut with a sloping surface and with a check to hold the coping stones

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History and Etymology for skew putt

skew entry 1 + Scots put buttress, probably from English put (throw, thrust)

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“Skew putt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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