Definition of Flemish bond in English:

Flemish bond

Syllabification: Flem·ish bond

noun

Building
  • A pattern of bricks in a wall in which each course consists of alternate headers and stretchers.
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    • A Flemish bond is created by courses of alternating stretchers and headers, with every header centered over a stretcher above and below.
    • The original five-bay facade is two-and-a-half stories high and faced with glazed header bricks laid in a Flemish bond.
    • The brickwork is laid in Flemish bond with a molded brick water table.

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