Meaning of English cross bond

Eng'lish cross' bond"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Masonry. Masonry.
  1. 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. underAlso called
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