Corbie-step meaning

kôr'bē-stĕp'
One of a series of stepped masonry projections rising above roof level along the sides of a gable wall.
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(architecture) One of a series of step-like projections at the top of a gable.
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Origin of corbie-step

  • Middle English corbie raven from Old French corbin from Latin corvīnus ravenlike corbina
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition