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CORBIE (Lat. corvus)

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 136 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CORBIE (Lat. corvus), a crow or raven. In architecture, " corbie steps " is a Scottish term (cf. CORBEL) for the steps formed up the sides of the gable by breaking the coping into short horizontal beds.
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