English bond
English Eng"lish, a. [AS. Englisc, fr. Engle, Angle, Engles, Angles, a tribe of Germans from the southeast of Sleswick, in Denmark, who settled in Britain and gave it the name of England. Cf. {Anglican}.] Of or pertaining to England, or to its inhabitants, or to the present so-called Anglo-Saxon race. [1913 Webster]

{English bond} (Arch.) See 1st {Bond}, n., 8.

{English breakfast tea}. See {Congou}.

{English horn}. (Mus.) See {Corno Inglese}.

{English walnut}. (Bot.) See under {Walnut}. [1913 Webster]


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  • English bond — Bond Bond (b[o^]nd), n. [The same word as band. Cf. {Band}, {Bend}.] 1. That which binds, ties, fastens, or confines, or by which anything is fastened or bound, as a cord, chain, etc.; a band; a ligament; a shackle or a manacle. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • English bond — Masonry. a brickwork bond having alternate courses of headers and stretchers in which the headers are centered on stretchers and the joints between stretchers line up vertically in all courses. See illus. under bond. [1815 25] * * *       form of …   Universalium

  • English Bond — See: Bond, English …   Medieval glossary

  • English bond — /ɪŋglɪʃ ˈbɒnd/ (say ingglish bond) noun a common arrangement of brickwork in which alternate courses of bricks are headers and stretchers, i.e., they show the short ends or the long faces of the bricks. Compare Flemish bond …   Australian English dictionary

  • English bond — noun Building a bond used in brickwork consisting of alternate courses of stretchers and headers …   English new terms dictionary

  • english bond — noun Usage: usually capitalized E : a masonry bond in which courses consist alternately of headers and stretchers …   Useful english dictionary

  • English bond — noun In bricklaying, an arrangement of bricks such that one course has the short sides of the bricks (headers) facing outwards, and the next course has the long sides of the bricks (stretchers) facing outwards …   Wiktionary

  • English Bond Garden-Wall — See: Bond, English Garden Wall …   Medieval glossary

  • cross and english bond — noun Usage: usually capitalized E : a bond formed by laying the inner part of a wall in one way and the outer part in another …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bond — /bond/, n. 1. Carrie (nee Jacobs), 1862 1946, U.S. songwriter and author. 2. Julian, born 1940, U.S. civil rights leader and politician. * * * I In construction, the systematic arrangement of bricks or other building units (e.g., concrete blocks …   Universalium

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