ashlaring


ashlaring
noun
1》 ashlar masonry.
2》 upright boarding fixed from the joists to the rafters of an attic to cut off the acute angle between the roof and the floor.

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  • Ashlaring — Ash lar*ing, Ashlering Ash ler*ing, n. 1. The act of bedding ashlar in mortar. [1913 Webster] 2. Ashlar when in thin slabs and made to serve merely as a case to the body of the wall. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 3. (Carp.) The short upright pieces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashlaring — /ash leuhr ing/, n. ashlar (def. 1b). [1725 35; ASHLAR + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ashlaring — /ˈæʃlərɪŋ/ (say ashluhring) noun pieces of timber fixed between the rafters and floor joists of an attic to form a partition wall cutting off the angle where the joists and rafters meet. Also, ashlar pieces, ashlering …   Australian English dictionary

  • ashlaring — n. 1 ashlar masonry. 2 the short upright boarding in a garret which cuts off the acute angle between the roof and the floor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ashlering — Ashlaring Ash lar*ing, Ashlering Ash ler*ing, n. 1. The act of bedding ashlar in mortar. [1913 Webster] 2. Ashlar when in thin slabs and made to serve merely as a case to the body of the wall. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 3. (Carp.) The short… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Michaelhouse, Cambridge — Coordinates: 52°12′25″N 0°07′01″E / 52.207°N 0.117°E / 52.207; 0.117 …   Wikipedia

  • ashlar — /ˈæʃlə/ (say ashluh) noun 1. a squared block of building stone, finished or rough. 2. such stones collectively. 3. masonry made of them. 4. one of the pieces of timber used in ashlaring; a stud. Also, ashler. {Middle English asheler, from Old… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ashlering — /ˈæʃlərɪŋ/ (say ashluhring) noun 1. → ashlar (def. 3). 2. → ashlaring …   Australian English dictionary

  • ashlar —   n. squared building stone; stonework composed of these; thin, dressed stone for facing rough wall.    ♦ ashlaring, n. partition in attic to cut off angle made by rafters and floor …   Dictionary of difficult words