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an independently supported outer wall that carries only its own weight and is freely removable
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- An outer or enclosing wall, especially one connecting two towers or turrets, as in a medieval fortification.
- A nonbearing wall, often of glass and steel, fixed to the outside of a building and serving especially as cladding.