english cross bond


english cross bond
noun
Usage: usually capitalized E
: a modification of English bond in which the stretcher courses break joints with each other

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Masonry.
a brickwork bond in which the vertical joints of the stretchers in any course are in line with the centers of the first stretchers above and below. See illus. under bond. Also called Dutch bond.
[1885-90]

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