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1. Same as Mission tile.
One of the tiles
in a course of tiles whose lower edges are semicircular; has the appearance of a series of scallops
; see imbrication
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Today the street in central Beijing is lined with one-story shops and remnants of traditional courtyard houses with rounded tile
roofs and gray brick walls.