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dry-stone wall in Construction topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdry-stone wallˌdry-stone ˈwall noun [countable]  TBCTAin Britain, a wall built with pieces of stone that are fitted closely together without using cement to hold them in place
Examples from the Corpus
dry-stone wallThe town, protected only by a dry-stone wall, surrendered within a few days, on 8 January 1746.If there was a cool breeze I would sometimes find them squatting on the lee side of a dry-stone wall.A dry-stone wall method is used to ensure free drainage.Miss Fogerty leant over the low dry-stone wall which separated the playground from the school-house garden.The dry-stone wall on the farther side looked solid and uncompromising.