a brickwork bond in which the exposed brickwork is bonded to the heart of the wall by concealed courses of bricks laid diagonally to the faces of the wall in a herringbone pattern, with the end of each brick butting against the side of the adjoining brick; a form of raking bond.
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British Dictionary definitions for herringbone bond
a type of bricklaying in which the bricks are laid on the slant to form a herringbone pattern
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