Corbiestep


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Corbiestep

Stepped edge of an incline that terminates a masonry gable end-wall, masking the surface of a pitched roof beyond; found in northern European masonry construction.

corbiestep, catstep, crowstep

corbiestep
The stepped edge of a gable masking a pitched roof, found in northern European masonry, 14th to 17th cent., and in derivatives.