Surbedded
Surbed Sur*bed", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surbedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surbedding}.] [Pref. sur- + bed.] To set edgewise, as a stone; that is, to set it in a position different from that which it had in the quarry. [1913 Webster]

It . . . has something of a grain parallel with the horizon, and therefore should not be surbedded. --Gilbert White. [1913 Webster]


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  • Surbed — Sur*bed , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surbedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surbedding}.] [Pref. sur + bed.] To set edgewise, as a stone; that is, to set it in a position different from that which it had in the quarry. [1913 Webster] It . . . has something of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surbedding — Surbed Sur*bed , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Surbedded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Surbedding}.] [Pref. sur + bed.] To set edgewise, as a stone; that is, to set it in a position different from that which it had in the quarry. [1913 Webster] It . . . has… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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