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An overlapping arrangement of bricks or stones in which each course extends farther out from the vertical of the wall than the course below.
cor•bel•ing(ˈkɔr bə lɪŋ)
1. the construction of corbels.
2. a system of corbels.
3. a stepped arrangement of stones or bricks, with each course projecting beyond the one below.Also, esp. Brit.,cor′bel•ling.