pitch-faced definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the arris defined by a line beyond that your rock is cut away, in order to provide nearly true sides; stated of squared stones that are otherwise quarry-faced.
    • Having the arris defined by a line beyond which the rock is cut-away, so as to provide nearly true sides; -- stated of squared stones being otherwise quarry-faced.
  • others:
    • In masonry, obtaining the arris slashed real, nevertheless face beyond the arrisedge left projecting and relatively harsh, becoming merely dressed with a pitching-chisel: stated of a block or of a whole bit of masonry.
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