ashlar stone facing

方石砌面

English-Chinese construction dictionary (英汉建筑大词典). 2013.

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  • Ashlar — Ash lar, Ashler Ash ler, n. [OE. ascheler, achiler, OF. aiseler, fr. aiselle, dim. of ais plank, fr. L. axis, assis, plank, axle. See {Axle}.] 1. (Masonry) (a) Hewn or squared stone; also, masonry made of squared or hewn stone. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashlar — or ashler [ash′lər] n. [ME assheler < OFr aisseler < aissele, shingle, dim. < ais, board < L assis, board, akin to asser, beam, plank] 1. a square cut building stone 2. a thin, dressed, square stone used for facing masonry walls 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • ashlar — noun Etymology: Middle English asheler, from Anglo French aiseler, from Old French, traverse beam, from aissele, diminutive of ais plank, from Latin axis, alteration of assis Date: 14th century 1. hewn or squared stone; also …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • ashlar — n. 1 a large square cut stone used in building. 2 masonry made of ashlars. 3 such masonry used as a facing on a rough rubble or brick wall. Etymology: ME f. OF aisselier f. L axilla dimin. of axis board …   Useful english dictionary

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