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Flemish bond

noun, Masonry.
a brickwork bond having alternate stretchers and headers in each course, each header being centered above and below a stretcher.
Origin of Flemish bond
First recorded in 1765-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The bricklayer enters an inn and pays his footing with a Flemish bond.

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Flemish bond

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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