Copestone
Copestone \Cope"stone`\, n. (Arch.) A stone for coping. See {Coping}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • copestone — [kōp′stōn΄] n. 1. a) the uppermost stone in a structure b) any of the stones in a coping 2. the highest point, as of achievement …   English World dictionary

  • copestone — noun Date: 1567 1. a stone forming a coping 2. a finishing touch ; crown …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • copestone — /kohp stohn /, n. 1. the top stone of a building or other structure. 2. a stone used for or in coping. 3. the crown or completion; finishing touch. [1560 70; COPE2 + STONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • copestone — noun capstone …   Wiktionary

  • copestone — n. upper stone of a building or other structure; final touch; crowning achievement; stone that forms the top of wall …   English contemporary dictionary

  • copestone — cope·stone …   English syllables

  • copestone — cope•stone [[t]ˈkoʊpˌstoʊn[/t]] n. 1) bui the top stone of a building or other structure 2) bui a stone used for or in coping 3) bui the crown or completion; finishing touch • Etymology: 1560–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • copestone — /ˈkoʊpstoʊn/ (say kohpstohn) noun → coping stone …   Australian English dictionary

  • copestone — n. 1 = coping stone. 2 a finishing touch. Etymology: COPE(2) + STONE …   Useful english dictionary

  • copingstone — noun Date: 1778 chiefly British copestone …   New Collegiate Dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”