corbie-steps

corbie-steps [ˊkɔ:bɪsteps] n pl
архит. ступе́нчатый фронто́н

Англо-русский словарь. — М.: Советская энциклопедия. . 1969.

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  • corbie-steps — corˈbie steps plural noun The small stonework steps on the slopes of a gable, crow steps • • • Main Entry: ↑corbie …   Useful english dictionary

  • corbie steps — n. stairs that rise above roof level along the sides of a gable wall (Architecture) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corbie gable — noun (architecture) a gable having corbie steps or corbel steps • Topics: ↑architecture • Hypernyms: ↑gable, ↑gable end, ↑gable wall * * * noun Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • corbie step — ▪ architecture also called  crow step   stone used for covering any of the steps or indentations in the coping (uppermost, covering course) of a gable; the term is also applied to the step itself. Corbie steps were common in late medieval… …   Universalium

  • corbie step — noun /ˈkɔːbi ˌstɛp,ˈkɔːrbi ˌstɛp/ One of a series of step like projections at the top of a gable. It is a great red brick house that is, the front is of brick, with corbie steps on the gables and a text over the door; but the courtyard into which …   Wiktionary

  • corbie — n. Sc. 1 a raven. 2 a carrion crow. Phrases and idioms: corbie steps the steplike projections on the sloping sides of a gable. Etymology: ME f. OF corb, corp f. L corvus crow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crow-stepped gable — Crow steps on a Scottish baronial building. A Stepped gable, Crow stepped gable, or Corbie step is a stair step type of design at the top of the triangular gable end of a building. The top of the parapet wall projects above the roofline and the… …   Wikipedia

  • crow — 1. n. 1 any large black bird of the genus Corvus, having a powerful black beak. 2 any similar bird of the family Corvidae, e.g. the raven, rook, and jackdaw. 3 sl. derog. a woman, esp. an old or ugly one. Phrases and idioms: as the crow flies in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • corbiegable — cor·bie gable (kôrʹbē) n. A gable finished with corbie steps. * * * …   Universalium

  • corbiestep — noun A series of step like projections at the top of a gable. It is a great red brick house that is, the front is of brick, with corbie steps on the gables and a text over the door; but the courtyard into which the omnibus drives is of black and… …   Wiktionary

  • St. Radbertus Paschasius — (785 865), was a Frankish Benedictine monk, theologian, and Abbot of Corbie who wrote numerous treatises, expositions and biographies during the Frankish Carolingian era. [Cabaniss, pg 1 ] His feast day is April 26. [Catholic Encyclopedia ]… …   Wikipedia

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