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Scammozʹzi’s Rule

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The jointed two-foot rule used by builders, and invented by Vincent Scammozzi, the famous Italian architect. (1540–1609.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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