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- another term for corbiesteps
- ‘This project typically works with the Scottish traditional architecture, often referred to as the Scots Baronial, the rustic architecture of towers and crow steps.’
- ‘There are crow steps on the gables and a witch's turret on top of a round stair tower harking back to the 17th century.’
- ‘The extension was not fortified and had no crow steps on its single gable.’
- ‘In the 16th century, the gables were crow-stepped and not with sloping sides, and later these crow steps were separated by curves.’
- ‘The Castle never had battlements or turrets, which would have been considered merely ornamental at this period; all four gables are finished with crow steps.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.