English bond

English bond

noun
Masonry. a brickwork bond having alternate courses of headers and stretchers in which the headers are centered on stretchers and the joints between stretchers line up vertically in all courses.

Origin:
1815–25

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n
a bond used in brickwork that has a course of headers alternating with a course of stretchers

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