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a horizontal masonry construction, as a cornice or part of a wall, supported on corbels or on arches supported on corbels.


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  • Corbel-vault

    noun 1. a structure having the form of a vault but constructed on the principle of a corbel arch.

  • Corbicula

    [kawr-bik-yuh-luh] /kɔrˈbɪk yə lə/ noun, plural corbiculae [kawr-bik-yuh-lee] /kɔrˈbɪk yəˌli/ (Show IPA) 1. . /kɔːˈbɪkjʊlə/ noun (pl) -lae (-ˌliː) 1. the technical name for pollen basket

  • Corbett

    [kawr-bit] /ˈkɔr bɪt/ noun 1. James John (“Gentleman Jim”) 1866–1933, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1892–97. /ˈkɔːbət/ noun 1. (mountaineering) any separate mountain peak between 2500 feet and 3000 feet high: originally used of Scotland only, but now sometimes extended to other parts of the British Isles

  • Corbie

    [kawr-bee] /ˈkɔr bi/ noun, Scot. 1. a raven or crow. /ˈkɔːbɪ; Scottish ˈkɔːrbɪ/ noun 1. a Scot name for raven1 , crow1 language An early system on the IBM 704. [Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959]. (1996-05-10)

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