Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In masonry, a bond in a stone wall in which two headers meet in the middle of a wall and another header covers the joint between them.

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Examples

  • That is why a wiser policy was instituted in time to make the British Empire into a great Commonwealth of Nations, and to accept the nationhood of Canada, while bound by a heart-bond which exists between the Empire and your Commonwealth.

    Bonds of Commonwealth Life

  • The only heart-bond I know is a stout stick with some iron on the end of it.

    Chapter 33

  • There is a heart-bond that absorbs all others; there is a community that monopolizes your feeling.

    "Smoke, Flame and Ashes"

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