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noun Masonry.

a brickwork bond having alternate stretchers and headers in each course, each header being centered above and below a stretcher.

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Origin of Flemish bond

First recorded in 1765–75
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Flemish bond

noun

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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