American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or being the British universities other than Oxford and Cambridge.
- adj. of, or relating to a red brick university
- adj. made of red brick
- adj. of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
- So-called because many of the buildings of such universities were built of red bricks. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“U.S. Forces Korea and its attendant bureaucracies are located in redbrick buildings that the Americans inherited in 1945 from the Japanese occupiers.”
“Students who 'avoid challenge' of traditional subjects miss out on places at Oxbridge or 'redbrick' institutions”
“Straight ahead of me lay the main quadrangle of Chase College, redbrick buildings with steep slate roofs and multipaned windows.”
““Come,” he said to his dog and, scratching his bare abdomen, which had been made lean and hard by the work he did around the ranch, he padded down the hall of the nondescript redbrick ranch house and into the kitchen.”
“A block-long, redbrick beacon stood out against the night.”
“Fancy and Kit jounced along redbrick streets past low, colorful buildings.”
“They visited Novodevichy Convent, with its redbrick walls rising beside a lake and an elaborate cemetery on its grounds.”
“She was one of a group who rented the redbrick premises in Wharf Street as a local contribution to preparations for protests against the Gleneagles G8 summit in 2005.”
“It was housed in a redbrick building with a steeple on top, all surrounded by lawn with a wide cement path and two short sets of stairs leading into the building, where lots of people were milling around.”
“*The Kings had bought the redbrick house with a drive-under garage and neatly fenced yard in 1965 for $10,000.”
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