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  • n. Plural form of brickie.
  • n. Plural form of bricky.


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  • Anywhere else, skilled workers could be imported from abroad – Polish plasterers in London, Indian brickies in Dubai.

    Gaza builders lead economic recovery – with some help from the black market

  • Then there were the rapists and paedophiles of every hue—brickies, teachers, solicitors, IT specialists, and bankers, as well as clergymen—and the cases he was reading were only the ones where actual bodily harm had been inflicted during the commission of the crimes.

    The Priest

  • Leaping onto the bonnet of a car and spinning around a lamppost, Gene Kelly-esque tip-taps through the cigarette butts and dog dirts; those first moments are the liberating release of this long dormant urge that's been bubbling under the surface of the louts and the brickies, housewives and posers, and desk-bound office drones who daydreamed away the hours and could finally befree.


  • So why does the fashion industry expect its architects to be brickies?

    Valuing design graduates and academics

  • Industry thinks architects should be brickies first, and so do we.

    Valuing design graduates and academics

  • A leading building firm is banning its brickies from wolf-whistling at women, saying the "outdated" tradition had become a distraction for young househunters.

    Politcal correctness gone mad?

  • There are brickies from the building site doing something at my back wall.

    between the rock and the cold, cold sea -- Day

  • Some drivers are sitting on the grass sunbathing, brickies with shirts off and businessmen with rolled sleeves and a cautiously loosened tie.

    On the road ... again

  • They sneer as much at self-employed plumbers and brickies as they do at those they see as chinless wonders.

    Archive 2003-09-07

  • Fresh from recent huge successes in the video game world, the Danish brickies at LEGO are teaming up with the film part of Warner Bros. to create a full, LEGO-based motion picture.



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