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ashlaring

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

ashlar +‎ -ing

NounEdit

ashlaring (plural ashlarings)

  1. The act of bedding ashlar in mortar.
  2. Ashlar when in thin slabs and made to serve merely as a case to the body of the wall.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Brande & C. to this entry?)
  3. (carpentry) The short upright pieces between the floor beams and rafters in garrets.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.