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  • n. Plural form of bricklayer.

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Examples

  • They were not exactly sailors -- Mr. Mellaire sneeringly called them the "bricklayers" -- but they had successfully refused subservience to the gangster crowd.

    The Mutiny of the Elsinore

  • I noticed yesterday a foreman in charge of a building operation vainly trying to call the bricklayers down.

    My Discovery of England

  • "bricklayers" -- but they had successfully refused subservience to the gangster crowd.

    Chapter 30

  • At the other end of the ship -- and I may as well give the roster, are: the second mate, either to be called Mellaire or Waltham, a strong man of our own breed but a renegade; the three gangsters, killers and jackals, Bert Rhine, Nosey Murphy, and Kid Twist; the Maltese Cockney and Tony the crazy Greek; Frank Fitzgibbon and Richard Giller, the survivors of the trio of "bricklayers"; Anton Sorensen and Lars

    Chapter 43

  • "They was two of 'em, sir," Richard Giller, one of the "bricklayers," broke in.

    Chapter 35

  • Mr. Pike emerged from the booby-hatch and with an unaimed shot brought down Bill Quigley, one of the "bricklayers," who fell at my feet.

    Chapter 42

  • Rhine, Nosey Murphy, and Kid Twist; the Maltese Cockney and Tony the crazy Greek; Frank Fitzgibbon and Richard Giller, the survivors of the trio of "bricklayers"; Anton Sorensen and Lars Jacobsen, stupid

    The Mutiny of the Elsinore

  • Then there were the various artizans, such as bricklayers and masons, whose work, of course, was principally that of constructing the culverts, bridges, stations, tunnels and viaducts, to which points of the work the attention of the agents had to be carefully directed.

    Lectures and Essays

  • Look on the bright-side ....... the "bricklayers" scored 2@ the buzzer.

    courierpress.com Stories

  • The Double Glazing and Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme (DGCOS) is the brainchild of Tony Pickup, the man responsible for the Quality Assurance Association, established to help tradesmen such as bricklayers in the North of England.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

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