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kneeler

[′nēl·ər]
(civil engineering)
In masonry, a stone cut to provide a break in the horizontal-vertical pattern to begin the curve or angle of an arch or vault.

kneeler, kneestone, skew

kneeler, 1: K
1. A building stone which is sloped on top and flat on the bottom, as the stone that supports inclined coping on the slope of a gable. Also see footstone; gable springer.
2. The stone that breaks the horizontal-vertical unit-and-joint pattern of a normal masonry wall to begin the curve or angle of an arch or vault.
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