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noun as in eaves

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noun as in underside

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The bond of an arch obtains its name from the arrangement of headers and stretchers on its soffit.

If the arch is in Flemish the soffit presents the same appearance as the elevation of a wall built in that bond.

A projection upon the soffit of the Doric corona, which originally marked the position of the rafter-ends beneath the sheathing.

The soffit of the arch of the Choir has a blue ground covered with multi-coloured birds and arabesques.

The door is formed of three stones, two upright, and a cross-stone, forming a soffit.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to soffit, such as: rim.

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