[ string-kawrs, -kohrs ]
/ ˈstrɪŋˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs /

noun Architecture.

a horizontal band or course, as of stone, projecting beyond or flush with the face of a building, often molded and sometimes richly carved.

Origin of stringcourse

First recorded in 1815–25; string + course
Also called belt course, string. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019