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n.1.(Masonry) The joint or interstice between stones, to be filled with mortar.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
They set out, passing over the Pont Neuf; they pursued their way along the quay then called L'Abreuvoir Pepin, and went along by the walls of the Grand Chatelet.
The greenish area in the foreground was rather a masonry abreuvoir, or giant manger, for animals to drink from.