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1 Rough masonry finish made by a pick or pointing tool, with a picked face (i.e. with only the coarsest projections removed) also called pecking.

2 Type of arch.

3 With a capital P, ‘Pointed’ refers to the Gothic style, divided into First, Middle, Second, and Third Pointed, the last most commonly called Perpendicular in England.

4 Brickwork or masonry the joints of which have been raked out and pointed with mortar. See also brick.

Subjects: Architecture.


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