Definition of string course in English:

string course


  • A raised horizontal band or course of bricks on a building.

    • ‘At Chepstow too, Roman tile and brick was deliberately re-used, here to form a conspicuous string course on the exterior of the Norman donjon.’
    • ‘Cornices, window surrounds, and string courses all lend the building a sculptural character.’
    • ‘Precast copings, window lintels, and string courses have a terra-cotta color, without exposed aggregate.’
    • ‘Rauch experiments with the texture of the earth, often introducing patterns and clay tile string courses to help with weathering.’