isodomon

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isodomon, isodomum.
1. Masonry consisting of blocks of stone of equal length laid in courses of equal height, each vertical joint centred on the block in the course below.

2. Masonry in which all the courses are of equal height, but the alignment of vertical joints is irregular. See also pseudisodomon.

Bibliography

Oxford English Dictionary (1933);
Papworth (1852)