skintle

transitive verb

skin·​tle
variants or less commonly scintle
ˈskintᵊl
-ed/-ing/-s
1
: to stack (molded brick) with spaces between to allow ventilation for drying
2
: to set (bricks) in a wall irregularly so that the bricks are out of line with the face of the wall ¹/₈ to ¹/₄ inch or more

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“Skintle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skintle. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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