Entry from British & World English dictionary
2Projecting bricks or stones left at the end of a wall to allow its continuation.
- They called these aspirations pierres d' attente, toothing stones, that jut out from a wall in order to mesh with an eventual addition.
- Mr. Johnston conceded that a veneer wall does not qualify as a sheer wall, therefore using toothing as he observed is not contrary to the Code, but is still contrary to the Canadian Construction Association recommendations.
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