putlog hole


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putlog hole

A hole left in a masonry or concrete wall to provide support for a horizontal framing member of scaffolding, and filled to match the wall after the scaffolding has been removed.
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The town square remains a distillation of ideal Italian life, with cafes, restaurants and a tiny opera house, and on the other side, the little Gothic cathedral with its tough brick walls regularly patterned by putlog holes that are now noisy and white-bearded nesting boxes for pigeons.