[ string-kawrs, -kohrs ]
/ ˈstrɪŋˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs /
a horizontal band or course, as of stone, projecting beyond or flush with the face of a building, often molded and sometimes richly carved.
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Also called belt course, string.
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British Dictionary definitions for string course
another name for cordon (def. 4)
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