skintle

transitive verb
skin·​tle
variants: or less commonly scintle \ ˈskintᵊl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of skintle

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 23 Oct. 2021.

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