1 Large, approximately triangular stone at the foot of a gable, cut to have a horizontal bed and a top conforming, wholly or in part, to the slope of the gable. This foot-stone, gable-springer, or skew-table provides a securely anchored stop for the raked cope.
2 Similarly, a stone securely bedded with one side cut at an angle or skew forming the springing of an arch or vault.
3Cop in a battlement.
4 Square return of a label over a late-Gothic aperture.
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