Also called rustic work. Architecture. any of various forms of ashlar so dressed and tooled that the visible faces are raised above or otherwise contrasted with the horizontal and usually the vertical joints.
the act of a person or thing that rusticates.


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    verb (used without object), rusticated, rusticating. 1. to go to the country. 2. to stay or sojourn in the country. verb (used with object), rusticated, rusticating. 3. to send to or domicile in the country. 4. to make rustic, as persons or manners. 5. to finish (a wall surface) so as to produce or suggest […]

  • Rusticity

    noun, plural rusticities. 1. the state or quality of being rustic. 2. rural character or life.

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    noun, Masonry. 1. a joint between stones recessed from the faces between sunken drafts or bevels.

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