Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A field or yard where bricks are made.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a place where bricks are made and sold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A place where bricks are made; a brickyard.

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

  • noun a place where bricks are made and sold

Etymologies

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From brick +‎ field.

Examples

  • A post-medieval brickfield - brick manufacturing site - has been uncovered overlooking the Murrough at Bollarney South townland.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • A post-medieval brickfield - brick manufacturing site - has been uncovered overlooking the Murrough at Bollarney South townland.

    Archaeological excavations in Wicklow

  • She had gone on, she said in her note, to an aunt and uncle who had a brickfield near Horsham.

    The War in the Air

  • Instead, he reloaded his revolver very carefully, and then sat in the best room of the cottage by the derelict brickfield, looking anxious and perplexed, and listening to talk about Bill and his ways, and thinking, thinking.

    The War in the Air

  • ‘And are you not wet also,’ said Mr Crawley, looking at the old man, who had been at work in the brickfield, and who was soaked with mire, and from whom there seemed to come a steam of muddy mist.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • And when the fire was out the giant rats came back, took the dead horse, dragged it across the churchyard into the brickfield and ate at it until it was dawn, none even then daring to disturb them ....

    The Food of the Gods and how it came to Earth

  • Château, close to Ypres, and the Transport to a disused brickfield west of Vlamertinghe.

    The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

  • After a long march we finally arrived at the brickfield in Albert, and there we saw for our first time the brass statute on the Church of Albert which was hanging head down.

    Over the top with the 25th Chronicle of events at Vimy Ridge and Courcellette

  • Cautiously he looked forth over flat landscape of building site, of brickfield, of the huge tanks and lush vegetation of sewage farms.

    A Sheaf of Corn

  • Instead of a fair white bed with Austin lying in it, she was confronted by the sight of a gaping hole in the roof, something that looked like a rubbish heap in a brickfield immediately underneath, and the long slender form of Austin himself wrapped in a comfortable wadded dressing-gown fast asleep upon the sofa.

    Austin and His Friends

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