stringcourse

noun

string·​course ˈstriŋ-ˌkȯrs How to pronounce stringcourse (audio)
: a horizontal band (as of bricks) in a building forming a part of the design

Examples of stringcourse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Oh, go soak your stringcourse, WPA. Los Angeles Times, 13 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1825, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stringcourse was in 1825

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“Stringcourse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stringcourse. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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