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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
  1. [Masonry]
    1. Hewn or squared stone; also, masonry made of squared or hewn stone.
      "Rough ashlar, a block of freestone as brought from the quarry. When hammer-dressed it is known as common ashlar." [Knight.]
    2. In the United States especially, a thin facing of squared and dressed stone upon a wall of rubble or brick.

Etymology: OE. ascheler achiler, OF. aiseler, fr. aiselle, dim. of ais plank, fr. L. axis assis, plank, axle. See Axle

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  1. A rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes

From Middle English, from Old French esselier, from Latin axilla, diminutive of axis (“board, plank”).

  1. (architecture) A large cuboid stone; masonry making use of such stone blocks.
  2. A hurling stone used in warfare.

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Past life for Ashlar born Apr 7, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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