Definition of Coping stone
1. Noun. A stone that forms the top of wall or building.
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Literary usage of Coping stone
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1. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"... such as gables, etc., or in places not exposed to the rain. (See Coping, above.) coping stone. A stone for forming a coping ; a capstone. ..."
2. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1914)
"coping stone shall be full size throughout, of dimensions indicated on the drawings. 37. ... Where required, coping stone, stone in the wings of ..."
3. The Country House: A Practical Manual of the Planning and Construction of by Charles Edward Hooper (1905)
"Instead, the groove should be cut into the under side of the coping stone about 3 inches from the back face. The flashing, which should be of the short, ..."
4. Structural Engineers' Handbook: Data for the Design and Construction of by Milo Smith Ketchum (1918)
"coping stone shall be full size throughout, ... Where required, coping stone, stone in the wings of abutments, and stone on piers, shall be secured together ..."