Share this entry

Share this page

corbel table

Syllabification: cor·bel ta·ble

Definition of corbel table in English:

noun

A projecting course of bricks or stones resting on corbels.
Example sentences
  • The corbeling here forms a corbel table which assumes the appearance of a bracketed window sill.
  • Just below the corbel table and centrally placed is a louvred slit without dressings to illuminate the belfry.
  • Falling just below the eaves, arcaded corbel tables are often found on the gabled facades of revival churches.

Definition of corbel table in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day reciprocity
Pronunciation: ˌresəˈpräsədē
noun
exchanging things with others for mutual benefit…