Definition of Corbels

1. Noun. (plural of corbel) ¹



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Definition of Corbels

1. corbel [v] - See also: corbel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Corbels

corbe
corbeau
corbeaus
corbeil
corbeille
corbeilles
corbeils
corbel
corbel arch
corbel step
corbeled
corbeling
corbelings
corbelled
corbelling
corbels (current term)
corbes
corbicula
corbiculae
corbie
corbie-step
corbie gable
corbie step
corbie steps
corbies
corbiestep
corbiesteps
corbina
corbinas
corbito

Literary usage of Corbels

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1. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"In the accompanying PLATE of corbels are ten different specimens, ... In the early Norman buildings, the corbels are mostly grotesque heads, or monsters, ..."

2. A Treatise on Wooden Trestle Bridges According to the Present Practice on by Wolcott Cronk Foster (1904)
"corbels.—corbels are pieces of timber placed lengthwise of the stringers, ... DETAILS OF corbels. extent they are very useful, but they also have many ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... of the pier or column cape, was not operative, and in most cases the vaulting shafts were stopped on corbels above the level of the arcade capitals. ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"At 6 ft. from the lower ledge are three corbels, one of which is carved, and the others probably have been, but appear to be Cartels, ..."

5. Spanish Ironwork by Arthur Byne, Mildred Stapley Byne (1915)
"about 1500, in Santiago, where the corbels are not of iron but of carved stone. In the little town of Santa Coloma de Queralt, in northern Catalonia, ..."

6. Chambers's encyclopædia by Chambers W. and R., ltd (1874)
"... to support it ; these were carved, and rested on elegant corbels, the spandrels between the braces and the wall being filled with tracery. ..."

7. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages by John BRITTON (1838)
"In the accompanying PLATE of corbels are ten different specimens, ... In the early Norman buildings, the corbels are mostly grotesque heads, or monsters, ..."

8. A Treatise on Wooden Trestle Bridges According to the Present Practice on by Wolcott Cronk Foster (1904)
"corbels.—corbels are pieces of timber placed lengthwise of the stringers, ... DETAILS OF corbels. extent they are very useful, but they also have many ..."

9. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... of the pier or column cape, was not operative, and in most cases the vaulting shafts were stopped on corbels above the level of the arcade capitals. ..."

10. The Gentleman's Magazine (1864)
"At 6 ft. from the lower ledge are three corbels, one of which is carved, and the others probably have been, but appear to be Cartels, ..."

11. Spanish Ironwork by Arthur Byne, Mildred Stapley Byne (1915)
"about 1500, in Santiago, where the corbels are not of iron but of carved stone. In the little town of Santa Coloma de Queralt, in northern Catalonia, ..."

12. Chambers's encyclopædia by Chambers W. and R., ltd (1874)
"... to support it ; these were carved, and rested on elegant corbels, the spandrels between the braces and the wall being filled with tracery. ..."

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