skew putt

noun

: 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

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Skew putt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skew%20putt. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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