Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

queen closer

[kloh-zer] /ˈkloʊ zɛr/
noun, Masonry.
a brick of normal length and thickness but of half normal width, used to complete a course or to space regular bricks.
a brick of half the usual length, for completing a course or for spacing regular bricks.
Also called queen closure.
Compare king closer.
Origin of queen closer
First recorded in 1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for queen closer
Historical Examples
  • The girl kissed the sleeve of Elizabeth's gown, and then she drew the queen closer to her and kissed her hair and her face.

Word of the Day

Nearby words for queen closer

Word Value for queen

Scrabble Words With Friends