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noun as in masonry

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It is a common practice in erecting buildings with a facing of Kentish rag rubble to back up the stonework with bricks.

The name "brick-ashlar" is given to walls faced with ashlar stonework backed in with brickwork.

In one place part of the stonework of the graves stretches out over the sandy pathway far below.

At the foot of these trees water, blue as indigo on wash day, lashed itself into a white fury against the stonework of the pier.

The stonework is now of a greenish-grey tone, but in the shadows there is generally a look of blue.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stonework, such as: ashlar, brickwork, and trade.

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