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 of English bond
First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for english bond
a bond used in brickwork that has a course of headers alternating with a course of stretchers
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