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  • adj. shaped like a brick


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  • The Pythia plucked bullets from a brick-shaped box and handed them to Cassie.

    Rogue Oracle

  • The face of Adam Boulton, the Sky News political sage, dropped like a brick-shaped blancmange too.

    WEB EXCLUSIVE: Inside the Chilcot Inquiry

  • One day you're a tight-slacks-and-sweater teenage heart-throb lip-synching your hit on Shindig; next, you are a white-haired brick-shaped old guy straining to recapture your lost youth ...

    Stage Patter

  • [T] his small, battery-operated, brick-shaped clock is wrapped in a funky yellow rubber, so it can handle being smacked and/or knocked off of the nightstand and still look good while doing so.

    Boing Boing

  • I realized that night why I was so taken aback by the perfectly brick-shaped pieces of short rib I had recently been served at an ambitious new Boston restaurant: not only was the shape suspiciously neat, but the texture was oddly soft and homogenous.

    Out of the Frying Pan

  • “Those are $100,000 bricks of $100 bills and that†™ s $2 million there,” Willis explains, looking at a photo of brick-shaped stacks of money wrapped in plastic.

    Think Progress » Bush Celebrates Fourth Largest Deficit In History

  • It was a single gigantic ridge which we had passed through, standing up knifelike, built up entirely of great brick-shaped masses of bright red rock, some of them as large as the Royal Institution, Edinburgh, piled one on another by

    A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • Cheese? she asked, picking up the orangey brick-shaped thing packaged in a waxed box like a milk carton.

    The Higher Power of Lucky

  • The spaces between the posts are filled with jumbles of approximately brick-shaped bricks and punctuated, apparently at random, with little windows and balconies.

    Letter From Egypt

  • The bag lady is wearing an olive green overcoat and maroon pants that are rolled three time to halfway up her brick-shaped calves, revealing yellow knee socks.

    Way before "Love Shack"


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