One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The teeth on a saw.
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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