queen closer

noun Masonry.
  1. a brick of normal length and thickness but of half normal width, used to complete a course or to space regular bricks.
  2. a brick of half the usual length, for completing a course or for spacing regular bricks.
Compare king closer.

Origin of queen closer

First recorded in 1835–45
Also called queen closure.
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