Definition of Stringcourse

1. n. A horizontal band in a building, forming a part of the design, whether molded, projecting, or carved, or in any way distinguished from the rest of the work.



Definition of Stringcourse

1. Noun. (architecture) A thin projecting course of brickwork or stone that runs horizontally around a building, typically to emphasize the junction between floors. ¹

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Definition of Stringcourse

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stringcourse

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string section
string sedge
string sedges
string someone along
string theoretic
string theories
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string tie
string together
string trimmer
string trimmers
string up
stringboard
stringboards
stringcourse (current term)
stringcourses
stringed
stringed instrument
stringed instruments
stringencies
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stringendo
stringent
stringently
stringentness
stringer
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stringhalt
stringhalted

Literary usage of Stringcourse

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1865)
"... stone-guttered roof delivers its water through numerous stone spouts, the openings for which are pierced in the wall without stringcourse or cornice. ..."

2. Sussex Archaeological Collections Relating to the History and Antiquities of by Sussex Archaeological Society (1856)
"More remarkable than these are a stringcourse and some pilasters. The stringcourse is now- defective, but was once carried, with little interruption, ..."

3. The Ecclesiastical and Architectural Topography of Englandby Thomas Rickman by Thomas Rickman (1850)
"The east window is, on the exterior, a triplet of zigzag arches, the centre one only being pierced ; under all the windows is a stringcourse of zigzag ..."

4. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1874)
"Outside we see that the old stringcourse, which ran above this window and the north chancel windows, has been knocked off, but, as the eye follows the line ..."

5. Archaeologia Cantiana by Kent Archaeological Society (1874)
"Outside we see that the old stringcourse, which ran above this window and the north chancel windows, has been knocked off, but, as the eye follows the line ..."

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