Stretcher face | Article about stretcher face by The Free Dictionary
The long face of an exposed brick which is laid as a stretcher.
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Fix together with 2x1in battens that are the length of the wall width and then fix the former into place at the top of the wall so that bricks can be laid on their stretcher face
over the radius.
A CRUEL football referee who sent off an injured kid as he lay on a stretcher faces
the sack from work for taking charge of the game while on the sick.