coping stone


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coping stone

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copingstone

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(Building) another word for copestone1
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Noun1.coping stone - a stone that forms the top of wall or building
stone - building material consisting of a piece of rock hewn in a definite shape for a special purpose; "he wanted a special stone to mark the site"
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
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Kaa had only just worked his way over the west wall, landing with a wrench that dislodged a coping stone into the ditch.
But when the rising sun began to gild the coping stones at the gable ends of the houses, Cornelius, eager to know whether there was any living creature about him, approached the window, and cast a sad look round the circular yard before him
Heave over the coping stones from the battlements, an better may not be Get pick-axe and levers, and down with that huge pinnacle
Tenders are invited for the guildhall, canterbury - coping stone repairs
She said: "I have had the odd coping stone fall off in the past and thought that something had fallen from the roof.
A dual aluminum flat track system was topped with coping stone.
He trowelled in the last coping stone on the 20,258 sq ft Savanna building, which, with the adjoining three-storey 30,397 sq ft Serengeti offices, will be completed at the end of September.
I cited chapter and verse from the Koran to show the great emphasis that Islam had laid on peace, which is its coping stone," Khan said.
Jason Gamble, of Harnall Lane West, Foleshill, was found guilty of endangering the lives of two police officers after a coping stone smashed through the windscreen of their patrol car on the evening of Sunday, February 15, while on the city's ring road.
Craig McLaren dislodged a three-foot coping stone which hit a glancing blow to his head.
Mr Burbidge said Fowler picked up a brick or coping stone, swore at Mr Humphreys and threatened to kill him.