Checkerwork


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Checkerwork

In a wall or pavement, a pattern formed by laying masonry units so as to produce a checkerboard effect.
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checkerwork

checkerwork
In a wall or pavement, a pattern formed by laying masonry units so as to produce a checkerboard effect.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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