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A Stonemason's Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
| Quarrel: Small
diamond shaped pane of glass used in leaded windows.
Quarry Block: The large rough block of stone as extracted from the quarry.
Quarry Sap: Natural moisture present in freshly quarried stone.
Quatrefoil: Tracery detail having four petal shaped openings.
Quick Lime: Calcium Oxide produced by burning limestone. Used in the production of lime mortars.
Quire: The area of the church occupied by the choristers.
Quirk: A narrow groove, or sinking. Also a cranked chisel for getting into awkward places.
Quoins: Stones or bricks forming the external corners of a building.