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Definition of Ashlar

Ashlar
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. Rough ashlar, a block of freestone as brought from the quarry. When hammer-dressed it is known as common ashlar. --Knight. (b) In the United States especially, a thin facing of squared and dressed stone upon a wall of rubble or brick. --Knight.

Meaning of Ashlar from wikipedia

- Ashlar (/ˈæʃlər/) is finely dressed (cut, worked) stone, either an individual stone that was worked until squared or the structure built from it. Ashlar...
- Ashlar-Vellum, a dba of Ashlar Incorporated, is a developer of Computer-aided design (CAD) and 3D modeling software for both the Macintosh and Microsoft...
- 1727777; -117.805 Ashlar Ridge is a ridge in Alberta, Canada. The ridge has the character of an ashlar wall, hence the name. "Ashlar Ridge". Geographical...
- Ashlar Hall is a historic mock castle in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The two-story mansion was completed in 1896. It was designed as a mock castle. The mansion...
- brickwork in such a way as to give the appearance of generally uniformly cut ashlar blocks of stone larger than the bricks. Where quoins are decorative and...
- finish texture that contrasts with smooth, squared-block masonry called ashlar. The visible face of each individual block is cut back around the edges...
- with unit masonry such as brick or ashlar. Analogously, some medieval cathedral walls are outer s**** of ashlar with an inner backfill of mortarless...
- strut: A piece similar to a crown post but not carrying a plate. Ashlar – or ashlar piece: Short post from a tie beam to a rafter near a masonry wall...
- The Most Worshipful Smooth Ashlar Grand Lodge F&AAYM is a subordinate Masonic Grand Lodge of the Most Worshipful National Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted...
- elaborate three-span bridge, featuring swags and sphinxes, to be executed in ashlar masonry. The plans are now held by the Sir John Soane's Museum in London;...
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