Definitions for "Stringcourse"
A horizontal band in a building, forming a part of the design, whether molded, projecting, or carved, or in any way distinguished from the rest of the work.
A projecting horizontal band of masonry running around a building. (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 212)
A narrow horizontal band of masonry, extending across the facade, which can be flush or projecting, and flat surfaced, molded, or richly carved.