Definition of CORBEL

  • to support by means of a corbel or corbels
  • any bracket, especially one of brick or stone, usually of slight extent
  • short horizontal timber supporting a girder
  • to set (bricks, stones, etc.) so as to form a corbel or corbels (usually fol. by out)
  • to provide a wall with a bracket [v CORBELED, CORBELING, CORBELLED, CORBELLING, CORBELS]
  • to provide a wall bracket [v CORBELED or CORBELLED, CORBELLING, CORBELS]