Meaning of belt course in English:

belt course

noun

  • A course or band of stone or brick slightly projecting or (less commonly) indented from the surface of a wall, or consisting of a different kind of masonry to the surrounding courses; a string course.

    In the walls of buildings courses of this type are often set in line with sills or floor-levels.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Courier.