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

First recorded in 1765–75
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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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