Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A place where bricks are made.

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  • n. A factory where bricks are produced or distributed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place where bricks are made, especially an inclosed place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where bricks are made.

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

  • n. a place where bricks are made and sold

Etymologies

brick +‎ yard (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • We acquired a permit to preach in the "brickyard" of the campus.

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  • Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Vidya, 12, carried bricks to be baked in a kiln at a brickyard in Satara district, India, Monday.

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  • The last most publicised case was in tsarist Russia in 1911-13 when Menahem Mendel Beilis, a foreman in a brickyard and a non-practising Jew, was charged with the murder of a 13-year-old boy, Andrei Yushchinsky.

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  • From the appearance of the road it was patent that it had been used for hauling clay to the now idle brickyard.

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  • The brickyard was close at hand on the flat beside the Sonoma Creek.

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  • Ellen for the purpose of inspecting the brickyard with which

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  • Resolving to have his fun first, and to look over the brickyard afterward, he rode on up the hill, prospecting for a way across country to get to the knolls.

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  • The brickyard paid ten cents a cubic yard for the clay.

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  • His one-time investment in a brickyard had put the idea into his head -- an idea that he decided was a good one, for it enabled him to suggest that she ride along with him to inspect the quarry.

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  • It was a good lesson, however, for he learned that there were few faiths in the business world, and that even the simple, homely faith of breaking bread and eating salt counted for little in the face of a worthless brickyard and fifty thousand dollars in cash.

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