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.
- n. The act of building a wall by laying bricks, usually with cement between the surfaces of the bricks.
GNU Webster's 1913
- 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.
- n. the craft of laying bricks
“His bricklaying is a little rusty, but passable as he checks out the foreman who's under suspicion.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Other members offer services such as bricklaying for the municipality of Pachar.”
“We also recognized that years of touring festivals and college campuses had given us a solid foundation to build on; eight years of bricklaying.”
“Juba college, which was built in the 1950s, only began accepting female students in 2005 to study bricklaying, and automechanics in 2008.”
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