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    Cool a jig-jog brick wall

    What's a jig-jog brick wall?

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    Default Re: a jig-jog brick wall

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    What's a jig-jog brick wall?

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    Do you have any context?

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    Cool Re: a jig-jog brick wall

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Do you have any context?
    The sentence is this one:

    The mage pointed to a two-story house of brick and timber behind a jig-jog brick wall with deep arches.

    Wouldn't be possible to understand as jig-jog what in Architecture is known as "articulated"__An articulated wall, which I think is when bricks are in and out in a decorative way all along its surface.

    I add the characteristics of the neighbourhood in which the house and the wall are:

    the snobby neighborhood sported houses gaudy even by the citizens' standards. Mismatched towers, archways, curved staircases, hedged gardens, turrets, tricolor chimneys, false fronts, frescoes, balconies, and other ridiculous trappings decorated the block.

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    Default Re: a jig-jog brick wall

    Probably a crinkle-crankle or serpentine wall:29a
    Last edited by Anglika; 11-Mar-2010 at 20:04.

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