verb (used with object), cor·beled, cor·bel·ing or (especially British) cor·belled, cor·bel·ling.
Origin of corbel
Examples from the Web for corbelled
It is corbelled out from the north wall of the nave, and is of great size and height.Some Account of Gothic Architecture in Spain|George Edmund Street
A string with corbelled arches below divides the stories, and the square portion terminates with a balustrade in the usual manner.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
The cornice and chimney tops are corbelled, and there are iron cresting and finials on the ridge of the hipped roof.The Fairfax County Courthouse|Ross D. Netherton
On the exterior the apse shows three sides, crowned with a corbelled cornice.Byzantine Churches in Constantinople|Alexander Van Millingen
A Giant's Tomb consists of a long rectangular chamber of upright slabs roofed by corbelled masonry (Fig. 18).Rough Stone Monuments and Their Builders|T. Eric Peet
British Dictionary definitions for corbelled
verb -bels, -belling or -belled or US -bels, -beling or -beled
Word Origin for corbel
Word Origin and History for corbelled
mid-14c., from Old French corbel, diminutive of corb "raven," from Latin corvus (see raven); so called from its beaked shape.