Ashlering

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ashlering Ashlar when in thin slabs and made to serve merely as a case to the body of the wall.
    • Ashlering The act of bedding ashlar in mortar.
    • Ashlering (Carp) The short upright pieces between the floor beams and rafters in garrets. See Ashlar, 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ashlering In carpentry, short upright pieces to which laths are nailed, extending from the floor-beams to the rafters in garrets.
    • n ashlering In masonry, ashler used as a facing to the body of a wall; bastard ashler.
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Usage

In poetry:

Where the rude torrent's brawling course
Was shagg'd with thorn and tangling sloe,
The ashler buttress braves its force,
And ramparts frown in battled row.
"Cadyow Castle" by Sir Walter Scott