Definition of bondstone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɒndˌstəʊn/


A stone or brick running through a wall to bind or strengthen it.
Example sentences
  • Those blocks with a slight flow due to chipping or cracking are cut to obtain bondstones, curbs or paving stones.
  • The Arms of the Provinces and Sees of England are carved on bondstones which bind the flint facing to the wall-core behind.
  • This perpenstone, or bondstone, is the same as the Parping Ashlar of Glocestershire - a stone which passes through a wall and shows a fair face on either side.

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