queen closer

queen closer

[′kwēn ‚klōs·ər]
(civil engineering)
In masonry work, a brick that has been cut in half along its length and is used at the end of a course.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

queen closer

A brick cut in half along its length to keep the bond correct at the corner of a brick wall. See also: Brick
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

queen closer

A brick which has been cut in half along its length; it is of normal thickness but half normal width; used to complete a course or to space normal-sized bricks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There again, the stramash might also have brought the Queen closer to her subjects than her stilted yearly TV yawn-in.