The measure to which a piece of timber is to be or has been cut.
The joining of two pieces of timber by bolting or nailing transversely together, so that the two appear but one.
A carved curvilinear ornament, somewhat resembling in profile the turnings of a ram's horn.
A grave, tomb, or place of interment.
A drain or conduit for carrying off soil or water from any place.
The cylindrical part between the base and the capital of a column.
A piece of timber placed in an oblique direction to support a building or wall.
The underside of an architrave, corona, etc. The underside of the heads of doors, windows, etc.
The lintel of a door or window; a beam tenoned into a girder to support the ends of joists on both sides of it.
An intercolumniation of two diameters.
The fillet which separates the Doric frieze from the architrave.
The slope or inclination of a wall, among workmen called battering.
An area raised before a building, above the level of the ground, to serve as a walk.
A building having four columns in front.
A covering of straw or reeds used on the roofs of cottages, barns, etc.
A building appropriated to the representation of dramatic spectacles.
A thin piece or plate of baked clay or other material used for the external covering of a roof.
A grave, or place for the interment of a human body, including also any commemorative monument raised over such a place.
A moulding of semi-circular profile used in the bases of columns.
A lofty building of several stories, round or polygonal.
The transverse portion of a cruciform church.
The beam across a double-lighted window; if the window have no transom, it is called a clerestory window.
That part of a step which is included between the face of its riser and that of the riser above.
A reticulated framing made of thin bars of wood for screens, windows, etc.
The vertical tablets in the Doric frieze, chamfered on the two vertical edges, and having two channels in the middle.
A table or seat with three legs.
A small tower, often crowning the angle of a wall, etc.
A short projection under a tenon to increase its strength.
The naked face of a pediment, included between the level and the raking mouldings.
The wall under the ground-sills of a building.
An assemblage of colleges under the supervision of a senate, etc.
A concave arched ceiling resting upon two opposite parallel walls.
A door having sidelights.
A window having three separate apertures.
An awning. An open portico under the extended roof of a building.
An apartment which serves as a medium of communication to another room or series of rooms.
An apartment in a church, or attached to it, for the preservation of the sacred vestments and utensils.
A country-house for the residence of an opulent person.
A house for the cultivation of vines.
A spiral scroll, which forms the principal feature of the Ionic and the Composite capitals.
Wooden lining of walls, generally in panels.
The stone covering to the projecting foundation or other walls of a building.
The space occupied by a flight of stairs. The space left beyond the ends of the steps is called the well-hole.
A small door made in a gate.
In stairs, steps not parallel to each other.
The same as frieze, which see.
Among the ancients, a portico of unusual length, commonly appropriated to gymnastic exercises.