Rubblework
Rubblework Rub"ble*work`, n. Masonry constructed of unsquared stones that are irregular in size and shape. [1913 Webster]

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  • rubblework — [rub′əlwʉrk΄] n. masonry made of rubble or roughly dressed, irregular stones …   English World dictionary

  • rubblework — /rub euhl werrk , rooh beuhl /, n. masonry built of rubble or roughly dressed stones. [1815 25; RUBBLE + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • rubblework — noun A form of masonry made of large stones loosely thrown together and then optionally grouted …   Wiktionary

  • rubblework — n. brickwork or stonework built of rubble, masonry built using rough stones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rubblework — /ˈrʌbəlwɜk/ (say rubuhlwerk) noun masonry built of rubble or roughly dressed stones …   Australian English dictionary

  • rubblework — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : masonry of unsquared or rudely squared stones that are irregular in size and shape * * * /rub euhl werrk , rooh beuhl /, n. masonry built of rubble or roughly dressed stones. [1815 25; RUBBLE + WORK] * * * rubbˈlework noun… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rubble masonry — also called  rubblework        the use of undressed, rough stone, generally in the construction of walls (wall). Dry stone random rubble walls, for which rough stones are piled up without mortar, are the most basic form. An intermediate method is …   Universalium

  • Ragwork — Rag work (r[a^]g w[^u]rk ), n. (Masonry) A kind of rubblework. In the United States, any rubblework of thin and small stones. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Blocage — Blo*cage , n. [F.] (Arch.) The roughest and cheapest sort of rubblework, in masonry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cofferwork — Cof fer*work , n. (Masonry) Rubblework faced with stone. Knight. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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