bossage definition

  • noun:
    • A rough, incomplete rock block, that is left projecting through the wall of a building to be later sculpted.
    • A stone in a building, left rough and projecting, becoming later created into shape.
    • Rustic work, consisting of rocks which apparently advance beyond the level of the building, by reason of indentures or stations remaining within the joinings.
    • In building: A stone which projects beyond the facial skin regarding the adjacent work, and is set harsh, become later created into some decorative or considerable kind.
    • Rustic work, composed of stones which advance beyond the face area of the building, with indentures or networks left within the joinings: made use of mainly upon projecting sides.

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