queen closer

[ kloh-zer ]

  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.

Origin of queen closer

First recorded in 1835–45
  • Also called queen closure.

Words Nearby queen closer

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How to use queen closer in a sentence

  • 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.