Quarry-faced
Quarry-faced Quar"ry-faced`, a. (Stone Masonry) Having a face left as it comes from the quarry and not smoothed with the chisel or point; -- said of stones. [1913 Webster]

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  • Quarry-Faced — In stone masonry, Quarry Faced refers to stone with a rough surface straight from the quarry, and not smoothed …   Wikipedia

  • quarry-faced — adjective see quarry face * * * /kwawr ee fayst , kwor /, adj. Masonry. rock faced …   Useful english dictionary

  • quarry-faced — A term applied to a building stone whose face is hammer dressed before leaving the quarry …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • quarry-faced — /kwawr ee fayst , kwor /, adj. Masonry. rock faced. * * * …   Universalium

  • quarry face — noun : the freshly split face of ashlar squared off for the joints only as it comes from the quarry and used especially for massive work distinguished from rock face • quarry faced | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nate Quarry — Born March 19, 1972 (1972 03 19) (age 39) Arcata, California, United States Other names …   Wikipedia

  • Pitch-faced — a. (Stone Cutting) Having the arris defined by a line beyond which the rock is cut away, so as to give nearly true edges; said of squared stones that are otherwise quarry faced. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rock-faced — /rok fayst /, adj. 1. (of a person) having a stiff, expressionless face. 2. having a rocky surface. 3. Masonry. noting a stone or stonework the visible face of which is dressed with a hammer, with or without a chiseled draft at the edges; quarry… …   Universalium

  • rock-faced — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having a face of or resembling rock * * * /rok fayst /, adj. 1. (of a person) having a stiff, expressionless face. 2. having a rocky surface. 3. Masonry. noting a stone or stonework the visible face of which is dressed with …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moorooduc Quarry Flora and Fauna Reserve — The Moorooduc Quarry Flora and Fauna Reserve is located in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia and occupies approximately 27 hectares of land.[1] There are entrances to the reserve located on Allison Road, Canadian Bay Road, Two Bays Road and… …   Wikipedia

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