Bossage


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Bossage

In masonry work, a projecting, rough-finished stone left during construction for carving later into final decorative form.

bossage

In masonry, projecting, rough-finished stone left during construction for carving later in final decorative form.
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34) The forbidding low entrance, the ragged bossages, the massiveness of the heavy block, and the small windows all combine to warn the citizen of his or her fate if he or she contravened the laws of the Republic (Fig.