a brickwork bond in which concealed courses of diagonally laid bricks are used to bond exposed brickwork to the wall structure.
Talk Like A Sailor: 9 Fascinating Nautical TermsIn sailing, a moonraker is a light square sail set at the top of the mast. But this term is also a demonym for people from Wiltshire, England.
Compare herringbone bond.
Origin of raking bond
First recorded in 1875–80
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