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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (architecture) a triangular bracket of brick or stone (usually of slight extent) v. - Furnish with a triangular bracket of brick or stone.

Usage examples (34)
  • On these rested painted wooden sun-filtering shutters attached to a concrete corbel, which is in turn connected to the ring-beam.
  • The building dates back to the 16th century, but the object - known as a corbel - is believed to be from the late-13th to mid-14th century.
  • Perpendicular corbel carved with delicate foliage.
  • Below the parapet here is a characteristic corbel table. for more
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