Flemish bond

a brickwork bond having alternate stretchers and headers in each course, each header being centered above and below a stretcher. See illus. under bond.
[1765-75]

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also called  Dutch Bond,  

      in masonry, method of bonding bricks or stones in courses. See bond.

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