from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A block of compressed coal dust, charcoal, or sawdust and wood chips, used for fuel and kindling.
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- n. Alternative form of briquet.
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- n. a block made from charcoal or coal dust and burned as fuel
French, diminutive of brique, brick, from Middle Dutch bricke.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)