perbend
Perpender Per*pend"er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; -- called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent stone}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Perbend — Per bend, n. See {Perpender}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perbend — ˈpərbənd noun ( s) Etymology: by alteration : perpend * * * perbend variant of perpend, parpen. in Simmonds Dict. Trade. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • perbend — per·bend …   English syllables

  • perpend stone — Perpender Per*pend er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Perpender — Per*pend er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent stone}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perpent stone — Perpender Per*pend er, n. [F. parpaing, pierre parpaigne; of uncertain origin.] (Masonry) A large stone reaching through a wall so as to appear on both sides of it, and acting as a binder; called also {perbend}, {perpend stone}, and {perpent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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