Definition of Corbelling
1. corbel [v] - See also: corbel
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Literary usage of Corbelling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1913)
"In place of pendentives the Byzantines sometimes substituted corbelling, and sometimes semi-domes across the angles of a square, which are often termed ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"... possession of the place, but the present building was probably erected after their arrival, at the commencement of the seventeenth century. corbelling ..."
3. Notes on Building Construction: Arranged to Meet the Requirements of the by Henry Fidler, Great Britain Dept. of Science and Art (1891)
"corbelling.—In many cases it is necessary to project certain courses of ... This is done by corbelling or projecting each course beyond the one last laid. ..."
4. Practical Building Construction by John Parnell Allen (1897)
"... Construction—Forms of Arches—Construction of Arches—Bond of Arches—Pointing—Fireplaces—Flues—Hoop-iron Bond—Wood Bricks and Pads— Brick corbelling. ..."