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Stoss

Viet . ?1445--1533, German Gothic sculptor and woodcarver. His masterpiece is the high altar in the Church of St Mary, Cracow (1477--89)
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stoss

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(geology)
Of the side of a hill, knob, or prominent rock, facing the upstream side of a glacier.
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