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  • n. The making of bricks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art of making bricks.


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  • We hope next season to continue to investigate a broad area to the east of the pyramid temple that was used first as a staging area for construction activities, such as brickmaking and stone carving, and later for the production of the bread and beer central to the daily functioning of the temple.

    Tribute to a Conquering King

  • All of the work for the building, such as brickmaking, brick-masonry, carpentry, blacksmithing, etc., would be done by the students.

    Up From Slavery: An Autobiography

  • When Robertson was six, his father took a job at a brickmaking business not far from Stirling, and the family settled in nearby Bridge of Allan.

    A life in writing: James Robertson

  • Free market naysayers and straw industry lobbyists claimed that this would cripple the brickmaking industry, but instead the Hebrews adjusted.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Rehabilitating Pharaoh

  • Where else but Forum could you find a movie that teaches everything there is to know about brickmaking from Gando, Burkina Faso to Fläsch, Switzerland?

    'Zum Vergleich', a Cin��ma V��rit�� Tour de Force

  • But women made the bricks, and the durableness of each civilization depended upon their quality; and it was no good weakening oneself for the brickmaking by thinking too much about the flood.

    Is It True that Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History?

  • One of eight children who grew up near the capital, Brasilia, he watched his father's brickmaking business go bankrupt.

    The Soul of a New Brazil

  • After I had supped I sat on a bench by the door of the inn and gossiped with two labourers about brickmaking, and motor cars, and the cricket of last year.

    First Men in the Moon

  • ‘And I’d ‘ve arned three-and-six here at brickmaking easy; that’s what I wuld.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • And on the brink of this canal there had sprung up a colony of brickmakers, the nature of the earth in those parts combining with the canal to make brickmaking a suitable trade.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset


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