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Definitions of copestone

copestone  (ˈkəʊpˌstəʊn

Definitions

noun

  1. Also called: coping stone a stone used to form a coping
  2. Also called: capstone the stone at the top of a building, wall, etc

capstone  (ˈkæpˌstəʊn or copestone  (ˈkəʊpˌstəʊn

Definitions

noun

  1. one of a set of slabs on the top of a wall, building, etc
  2. (mountaineering) a chockstone occurring at the top of a gully or chimney
  3. a crowning achievement; peak   ⇒ the capstone of his career

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