Definitions for quarry-faced
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Having a face left as it comes from the quarry and not smoothed with the chisel or point.
having a face left as it comes from the quarry and not smoothed with the chisel or point; -- said of stones
Quarry-faced stone is stone with a rough, unpolished surface, straight from the quarry. Many residential and public buildings in Jerusalem, Israel are built from quarry-faced Jerusalem stone.
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