rustication

[ruhs-ti-key-shuhn]
noun
1.
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.
2.
the act of a person or thing that rusticates.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin rūsticātiōn- (stem of rūsticātiō). See rusticate, -ion

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rusticate (ˈrʌstɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to banish or retire to the country
2.  to make or become rustic in style, behaviour, etc
3.  (tr) architect to finish (an exterior wall) with large blocks of masonry that are separated by deep joints and decorated with a bold, usually textured, design
4.  (Brit) (tr) to send down from university for a specified time as a punishment
 
[C17: from Latin rūsticārī, from rūs the country]
 
rusti'cation
 
n
 
'rusticator
 
n

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rustication
1623, from L. rusticationem (nom. rusticatio) "act or fact of living in the country," from rusticatus, pp. of rusticari "live or stay in the country," from rusticus (see rustic).
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Example sentences
The high wind of inspiration blew through his long, packed, isolated
  rustication.
Rustication shall be used on grade separations only.
The walls are brick, with every sixth brick course recessed to simulate
  rustication.
The rustication joints are the seams between the bays.
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