- a horizontal masonry construction, as a cornice or part of a wall, supported on corbels or on arches supported on corbels.
Origin of corbel table
Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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Examples from the Web for corbel table
The Cornice often carries a large ornamental leaf in its hollow, and the projecting Corbel-table is no longer seen.The Seven Periods of English Architecture
Simple buttresses separate the bays, and there is a corbel-table under the eaves.
There are two of these windows at the east end, and there is a corbel-table under the eaves.
There were simple round-arched, shafted windows in each bay, and the clerestory was finished like the aisle with a corbel-table.
This is three stages in height above the roof, and is finished with a corbel-table and a modern spire of ogee outline.