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QUAD

Moulding having a profile of a quarter of a circle.


QUADRANGLE

Four-sided court partially or entirely surrounded by buildings.


QUARREL

A small square or diamond shaped member,as a pane of glass, especially when set diagonally.


QUARRY TILE

Machine made terra-cotta tile. (Glazed or unglazed.)


QUARTER ROUND

See QUAD


QUEENPOST

One of the two vertical tie posts in a Queen Post roof truss. As the member is in tension sometimes a steel of iron rod is used and is known as a Queen Rod.


QUOIN

The dressed cornerstone in a random masonry wall.