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corbiestep

[kawr-bee-step] /ˈkɔr biˌstɛp/
noun
1.
any of a series of steplike portions of a masonry gable that terminate the gable above the surface of the roof.
Also called corbel step, crowstep.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; corbie + step
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