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queen closer

[kloh-zer] /ˈkloʊ zɛr/
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.
Also called queen closure.
Compare king closer.
Origin of queen closer
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • 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.

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