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Flemish bond

noun, Masonry.
1.
a brickwork bond having alternate stretchers and headers in each course, each header being centered above and below a stretcher.
Origin of Flemish bond
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • The bricklayer enters an inn and pays his footing with a Flemish bond.

British Dictionary definitions for Flemish bond

Flemish bond

noun
1.
a bond used in brickwork that has alternating stretchers and headers in each course, each header being placed centrally over a stretcher
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