English cross bond
a brickwork bond in which the vertical joints of the stretchers in any course are in line with the centers of the first stretchers above and below.
English Words From The PharaohsMost people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
Origin of English cross bond
First recorded in 1885–90
Also called Dutch bond.
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