Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of breeze-block.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • For a start, the inner surface of two of the walls had been peeled away, leaving bare breeze-blocks in view.

    Second Wind

  • Garden implements, a small pile of grey breeze-blocks, a pile of empty cement sacks, a work-bench and bicycle.

    The Satan Bug

  • Between the false wall and the real cellar wall behind there was a gap of under two feet and jammed at the bottom of this narrow space and half-covered with broken masonry, chips and dust from the fractured breeze-blocks lay the remains of what had once been a man.

    The Satan Bug

  • In a Refugees International video clip of some of the camps, children played in front of their family "home" -- a rectangle of rusted jerrycans and breeze-blocks, with no roof.

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • So far as I can find any logic at all in this aesthetic carnage, it is that someone has decided that if you locate a pole or post, concrete - filled drum, temporary traffic light or even a pile of breeze-blocks, in a place accessible to the public, it must be ringed by DayGlo orange plastic screens - which serve only to double the size of obstructions so blindingly obvious that nobody unable to see them would be without a guide dog and white stick.

    Top stories from Times Online

  • Casting his eye to the building site at what was once the pavilion end, he said: "There are more breeze-blocks here than two weeks ago ... that might have affected the airflow.

    Your Local Guardian | Sutton

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.