Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The technique or work of constructing with bricks and mortar.
  • noun A structure made of bricks.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Work done or constructed with bricks; bricklayers' work.

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

  • noun Anything made of bricks.
  • noun The act of building with or laying bricks.

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

  • noun Those parts of items that are made of brick.
  • noun The quality of the construction of brick built items.

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

  • noun masonry done with bricks and mortar

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Examples

  • It was not actually as cool as I had hoped in that all the old brickwork is up the dangerous channel (the way we didn't go) so it was basically just a really long, filthy culvert, and the river was foul, but I now know an awful lot about buried rivers.

    May 10th, 2009

  • Clearly what with a coup in Thailand, allegations of corruption at the heart of English football and the trial of the UK's first Iraq war criminal, the state of my brickwork is the most important thing in the whole world. posted by Alistair Myles at 5:24 PM

    Iron brew II

  • And then, again, just before heading down, we were told the brickwork is the finest in the world—factoids mentioned, I guess, so that we would concentrate more on the bricks than on what was floating past.

    Flushed

  • And then, again, just before heading down, we were told the brickwork is the finest in the world—factoids mentioned, I guess, so that we would concentrate more on the bricks than on what was floating past.

    Flushed

  • Clearly what with a coup in Thailand, allegations of corruption at the heart of English football and the trial of the UK's first Iraq war criminal, the state of my brickwork is the most important thing in the whole world. posted by Alistair Myles at 5:24 PM

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • The quality of the brickwork is the best that I have ever seen, and not a single brick was disturbed beyond those actually removed.

    Autobiography

  • There is indeed a great deal of very evident brickwork, which is never fresh or loud in colour, but always burnt out, as it were, always exquisitely mild.

    Italian Hours

  • The brickwork, which is older by twelve years than that of the gate, is concealed under a coat of stucco.

    Holborn and Bloomsbury The Fascination of London

  • "We are 99 percent certain this is the theater, it's in the right place and the brickwork is the right age," he said.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "We are 99\% certain this is the theatre, it's in the right place and the brickwork is the right age," he said.

    London Free Press - News

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