stonework

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n stonework masonry done with stone
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stonework Work or wall consisting of stone; mason's work of stone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stonework Work consisting of stone; masons' work of stone.
    • n stonework See the qualifying words.
    • n stonework In printing, the imposing of pages of type on a surface of stone and the securing of them in the chase f or electrotyping or printing.
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Usage

In literature:

The stonework was finished in 1328, little more than six years after the tower fell.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely" by W. D. Sweeting
Choosing a somewhat stormy night, we commenced by loosening the stonework in the east wall.
"Recollections of Old Liverpool" by A Nonagenarian
This stonework is all modern.
"Holborn and Bloomsbury" by Sir Walter Besant
The west porch is very handsomely ornamented with stonework.
"The Kensington District" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The stonework of the towers, above the point where the arch springs, is decorated with a Norman arcading in two tiers.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Abbey Church of Tewkesbury" by H. J. L. J. Massé
We went in Indian file, I being second, and my shoulders brushed the sides of what was apparently a stonework tube.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
Therefore, at the outlet, in such cases, a small well of brick or stonework should be constructed, into which the water should pour.
"Farm drainage" by Henry Flagg French
It was built of stonework like the church; that was the reason it had stood so long.
"Cruel As The Grave" by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
All the stonework was formerly painted.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Gloucester [2nd ed.]" by H. J. L. J. Massé
The walls and vaulting are alike of rough stonework.
"Stray Studies from England and Italy" by John Richard Greene
It is probably one of the oldest specimens of carved stonework in Cambridge.
"St. John's College, Cambridge" by Robert Forsyth Scott
Wherein lies the superlative picturesque appeal of the typical ledge stonework of Germantown?
"The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia" by Frank Cousins
From the shelf over the stonework McTrigger took a picture and gave it to him.
"The Valley of Silent Men" by James Oliver Curwood
Today the carved white and golden stonework of this castle shines with the splendor of long ago.
"Getting to know Spain" by Dee Day
With all its tons and tons of weight it crashed against the stonework.
"The Red Hell of Jupiter" by Paul Ernst
Davidson, E. A. Gothic Stonework.
"Our Homeland Churches and How to Study Them" by Sidney Heath
The stonework of the great staircase leading to the principal floor was unpolished and rude, and the walls were rudely whitewashed.
"Memoirs of Life and Literature" by W. H. Mallock
To that previous race some attribute the colossal stonework around Lake Titicaca, as well as other survivals of long-forgotten culture.
"The Story of Extinct Civilizations of the West" by Robert E. Anderson
The stonework is cold and gray in comparison to the church proper.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
Including all expenses of quarrying and carriage of materials, stonework worked out at from 5s.
"Cottage Building in Cob, Pisé, Chalk and Clay" by Clough Williams-Ellis
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In news:

One of the best-attended events for fabricators at the Coverings event is the Fabricator Forum, where stoneworking professionals from around the country discuss their current issues — and solutions — with a panel of experts.
It looks fabulous paired with limestone or other stonework.
His architectural pieces feature stonework over seven feet tall.
MLK memorial's stonework 11,000 miles closer to D.C. All the latest news from the District, Maryland and Virginia.
Custom stonework, six rooms and three plasmas turn this basement into an entertainment cave .
Leavenworth city commissioners toured the Riverfront Community Center Wednesday, looking at problems with the building's stonework that architects say will cost millions of dollars to repair.
Honed surfaces bring out the color and veining of Yellow Mountain StoneWorks' Kinaro Gold Limestone while hand finishes add texture to this water feature at a private home overlooking Salmon Bay, Washington.
Longhorn spokeswoman Erica Jaeger said the restaurant management had to rebuild some of the interior, including the stonework behind the bar.
San Moisè's ornate stonework was added in the late 1600's by the wealthy Fini family.
Glittering stonework found in excavation of synagogue dating to about A.D 400 to 500.
Fourth-generation stoneworker Seth Ernsdorf presents his custom concrete creations on the showroom floor of Dwell on Design.
Since its foundation in 1995, TAB India has been one of the country's most dynamic stone producers, as it has continually invested in its stoneworking facilities as well as its quarrying operations.
Jones fell in love with its Valley views, intricate stonework and Tuscan -inspired aesthetic, which at the time was newer in the area.
Pohaku — The Art & Architecture of Stonework in Hawai'i Published by Editions Limited, Honolulu.
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