Definition of Besser block
: cinder block 2 Against all the acoustic probabilities of grey Besser blocks and steel framing, the winery encourages the sounds of instruments and voices to bloom. — Roger Covell, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 Dec. 1994 Each yard had a quota of car wrecks perched on Besser blocks or tree stumps. — Russell Skelton, King Brown Country: The Betrayal of Papunya, 2010 Besser blocks and beaten copper panels were a crude attempt to create privacy … — Karen McCartney, Iconic Australian Houses, 2007 The impact demolished the cement besser block wall and left a gaping hole in the store, which was empty at the time. — Kate Lemmon, The Queensland Times, 30 Aug. 2012
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Origin and Etymology of besser block
after the Besser Manufacturing Company, concrete block producer founded in Alpena, Michigan, in 1904
First Known Use: 1909See Words from the same year
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