A line actually drawn and used as the basis of measurement.
A term used to signify a wall or other material which does not stand upright but inclines from you when you stand before it.
The finest material from the stone crusher.
Mortar joint from one-half to three-quarters of an inch in brick, and from one to two inches in stone work.
The walls at the ends of steps, into which the steps are built.
A small reservoir or receiving basin at the head of a pipe leading to a ram or pump.
The natural rock face of the stone as taken from the quarry.
Long-handled hammer used in breaking stone, weighing four to six pounds.
A concavity in a wall or railing rising from a lower to a higher level, or descending from a higher to a lower level.
Unpointed joints between the stones forming a wall, the mortar being raked out with a small tool from two to three inches deep.
Brick laid on edge as a coping or cover on top of a wall.
Undressed stone from the field or quarry, laid at random.
Stone set on edge; that is, the narrow way up, and one stone rising above the other alternately.
The small stone resulting from dressing stone at the quarry; pieces which are too small for building purposes.
A mould used for forming or setting work.