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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.

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Origin of English bond

First recorded in 1815–25
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English bond

noun

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