• Any squared building stone. The term usually refers to thin stone used as facing. If the horizontal courses are level, it is called coursed ashlar, if they are broken, it is called random ashlar.
  • Short vertical studs between the ceiling joists and the rafters.

Real Estate

  • noun a thin slab of squared stone, used for facing walls or in building
  • noun masonry using thin slabs of squared stone as facing material