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An archlike structure in which the sides are formed by corbeling.
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|Noun||1.||corbel arch - (architecture) an arch constructed of masonry courses that are corbelled until they meet|
arch - (architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it
architecture - the discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
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