Flemish bond
Flemish Flem"ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. -- n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster]

{Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

{Flemish beauty} (Bot.), a well known pear. It is one of few kinds which have a red color on one side.

{Flemish bond}. (Arch.) See {Bond}, n., 8.

{Flemish brick}, a hard yellow paving brick.

{Flemish coil}, a flat coil of rope with the end in the center and the turns lying against, without riding over, each other.

{Flemish eye} (Naut.), an eye formed at the end of a rope by dividing the strands and lying them over each other.

{Flemish horse} (Naut.), an additional footrope at the end of a yard. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Flemish bond — /flɛmɪʃ ˈbɒnd/ (say flemish bond) noun a common arrangement in brickwork in which headers and stretchers alternate in every course. Compare English bond …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • Flemish bond — Masonry. 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] * * * also called  Dutch Bond,         in masonry, method of bonding bricks …   Universalium

  • flemish bond — noun Usage: often capitalized F : a masonry bond in which each course consists of headers and stretchers alternately so laid as to always break joints …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flemish bond — noun In bricklaying, an arrangement of bricks such that each course consists of alternate bricks having their short sides (headers) and long sides (stretchers) facing outwards, with alternate courses being offset …   Wiktionary

  • Flemish bond — noun Building a pattern of bricks in a wall in which each course consists of alternate headers and stretchers …   English new terms 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

  • Flemish (disambiguation) — Flemish can refer to anything related to Flanders, and may refer directly to the following articles:*Flemish, a number of varieties of the Dutch language as spoken in Belgium. *The East Flemish and West Flemish dialects of the Dutch language.… …   Wikipedia

  • Flemish — Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham. Nav.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flemish accounts — Flemish Flem ish, a. Pertaining to Flanders, or the Flemings. n. The language or dialect spoken by the Flemings; also, collectively, the people of Flanders. [1913 Webster] {Flemish accounts} (Naut.), short or deficient accounts. [Humorous] Ham.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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