- a pile of loosely stacked bricks in the regenerator of a regenerative furnace.
Origin of checkerwork
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Examples from the Web for checkerwork
Five weaves are recognized by the Tinguian, but they are really variations of two—checkerwork and the diagonal or twilled.The Tinguian
On his wise shoulders through the checkerwork of leaves the sun flung spangles, dancing coins.Ulysses
Masses of flue-dust had clogged the holes in the checkerwork and reduced its power for holding heat.
My first sensation, as I stepped off the ladder to the checkerwork inside the stove, was relief.
I learned on coming up that he was trying to tell me not to approach the combustion chamber adjoining the checkerwork.