Definitions

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  • n. The act of building a wall by laying bricks, usually with cement between the surfaces of the bricks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The art of building with bricks, or of uniting them by cement or mortar into various forms; the act or occupation of laying bricks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of building with bricks, or of uniting them by cement or mortar in various forms; the art or occupation of laying bricks.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the craft of laying bricks

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Examples

  • His bricklaying is a little rusty, but passable as he checks out the foreman who's under suspicion.

    No Colder Place

  • However, whilst he believes that in terms of a stereotypical male job such as bricklaying, women should not be paid the same as men (obviously showing his sexist conception of what women should really be doing – kitchen and bedroom) that men however, SHOULD get the same amount of money as women for working in a cantine.

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  • All they do is to enable seniors to boast that their staff are ‘qualified’; IMHO they are of extremely limited use outside manual skills areas such as bricklaying and joinery.

    “Ruralshire Constabulary to get TASER on the front line” « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • It is perfectly obvious that in any decent occupation (such as bricklaying or writing books) there are only two ways (in any special sense) of succeeding.

    G.K. Speaks - The Fallacy of Success

  • What they do: A broad range of jobs that require workers to possess specialized skills, usually gained by apprenticeship, such as bricklaying, carpentry, cabinet making, masonry, plumbing and welding.

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  • Assistance for Grass Roots Projects was to equip disadvantaged jobless men and woman of Soweto with a one-year course in basic building skills such as bricklaying, plastering/tiling, roof finishing and plumbing.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The University and College Union (UCU) warned that some colleges were losing as much as a quarter of their adult learning budgets and may be forced to turn away hundreds of would-be students in courses such as bricklaying, care work and catering.

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  • Other members offer services such as bricklaying for the municipality of Pachar.

    Kiva Loans

  • We also recognized that years of touring festivals and college campuses had given us a solid foundation to build on; eight years of bricklaying.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Juba college, which was built in the 1950s, only began accepting female students in 2005 to study bricklaying, and automechanics in 2008.

    'My mechanic's overalls will make me a role model for other women'

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