Corbelling
Corbeling Cor"bel*ing, Corbelling Cor"bel*ling, n. Corbel work or the construction of corbels; a series of corbels or piece of continuous corbeled masonry, sometimes of decorative purpose, as in the stalactite ornament of the Moslems. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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