Definition of Dry walling

1. Noun. The activity of building stone walls without mortar.

Generic synonyms: Building, Construction



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dry Walling

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dry unit
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dry vermouth
dry vomiting
dry wall
dry walling (current term)
dry wash
dry weight
dryable
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drybag
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Literary usage of Dry walling

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1. Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working by Gertrude Jekyll (1904)
"... Peas—Autumn-sown annuals—Dahlias—Worthless kinds—Staking—Planting the rock-garden—Growing small (limits in a wall—The old wall—Dry-walling—How built— ..."

2. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1865)
"Graves were found in the small end on its eastern side, formed of Tough dry walling, and quarried stones for the sides and ends, and covered or roofed over ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1880)
"On Penmaen-Maur are traces of dry walling, and on Moel-gaer near Ruthyn, and within the camp of Moel Arthur, near Denbigh, Mr. Ffoulkes describes dry ..."

4. The Antiquarian (1871)
"In either case the outer circle was placed last. In some instances, cnp-stones are observed to be resting on a stone at one end and on a dry walling at the ..."

5. Mining Without Timber by Robert Bruce Brinsmade (1911)
"The Champion mine's " dry-walling" will be described as typical of the present South Range system. The main levels are driven 100 ft. apart on the 70 deg. ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... plants that are not particularly associated with mountains or rocks and which are easy to grow in ordinary gardens without the expense of dry-walling. ..."

7. Ancient Britain and the Invasions of Julius Caesar by Thomas Rice Holmes (1907)
"Galleries and chambers are alike built of stones set on edge, which (the interstices being filled in with dry walling) support flags laid horizontally ..."

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