rustication: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rus"ti-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledany of various forms of ashlar so dressed and tooled that the visible faces are raised above or otherwise contrasted with the horizontal and usually the vertical joints.
  2. the act of a person or thing that rusticates.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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