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herringbone

1. 
a. a pattern used in textiles, brickwork, etc., consisting of two or more rows of short parallel strokes slanting in alternate directions to form a series of parallel Vs or zigzags
b. (as modifier): a herringbone jacket
2. Skiing a method of ascending a slope by walking with the skis pointing outwards and one's weight on the inside edges

Herringbone

A way of assembling, in a diagonal zigzag fashion, brick or similar rectangular blocks for paving; also strips of wood or other materials having rectangular shapes for facing walls and ceilings or for use in parquetry.
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