Definition of Corner post
1. Noun. A square post supporting a structural member at the corner of a building.
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Literary usage of Corner post
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which by Master Car-Builders' Association, Matthias Nace Forney, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Leander Garey, Calvin A. Smith (1906)
"A corner post in the body framing of a car which consists of an angle ... American equivalent, corner post. An upright piece at the corners of the car body. ..."
2. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1886)
"... and at the corner of Amen Alley, on the west side of the street, is an old gabled and overhanging house with carved Gothic corner-post at its angle; ..."
3. Cyclopedia of Architecture, Carpentry and Building: A General Reference Work by American Technical Society (1909)
"corner post with Two Furring Studs. comer, and give a firm nailing for the lathing in both ... A is the corner post, B the furring stud, C the plastering, ..."
4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1864)
"The path from this gate led straight to the corner post and along the edge of the platform. This point of entrance we removed twenty feet, and now approach ..."
5. Modern Engineering Practice: A Reference Library by American School (Chicago, Ill.) (1906)
"corner post with One Furring Stud. Fig. 62. corner post with Two Furring . ... A is the corner post, li the furring stud, C the plastering, ..."
6. Carpentry and Building (1905)
"inside Angle of corner post. Building a Plank Tower. planks, with a single outside ... To build a corner post a 2 x 6 and a 2 x 8 inch were spiked together, ..."
7. An Explanation of the Map of the City and Liberties ... of Philadelphia by John Reed (1870)
"Beginning at a corner post of Philip England's, from thence S. 18° W. by a line 12 perches to a post, then S. 72° E. by a line 105 perches, then N. 18° E. ..."