mouse-tooth gable

mouse-tooth gable

Dutch term referring to the infilling in the steps of a crowstep gable. Brick is laid at an angle that is perpendicular to the slope of the gable within the steps, and the gable is finished off with a smooth stone coping. See also: Flemish gable
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