Definitions

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

  • noun A place where bricks are made.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A place where bricks are made.

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

  • noun A place where bricks are made, especially an inclosed place.

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  • noun A factory where bricks are produced or distributed

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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brick +‎ yard

Examples

  • We acquired a permit to preach in the "brickyard" of the campus.

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  • The brickyard was close at hand on the flat beside the Sonoma Creek.

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  • His one-time investment in a brickyard had put the idea into his head -- an idea that he decided was a good one, for it enabled him to suggest that she ride along with him to inspect the quarry.

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  • It was a good lesson, however, for he learned that there were few faiths in the business world, and that even the simple, homely faith of breaking bread and eating salt counted for little in the face of a worthless brickyard and fifty thousand dollars in cash.

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  • The brickyard paid ten cents a cubic yard for the clay.

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  • From the appearance of the road it was patent that it had been used for hauling clay to the now idle brickyard.

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  • Danish Siddiqui/Reuters Vidya, 12, carried bricks to be baked in a kiln at a brickyard in Satara district, India, Monday.

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  • Ellen for the purpose of inspecting the brickyard with which

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  • The last most publicised case was in tsarist Russia in 1911-13 when Menahem Mendel Beilis, a foreman in a brickyard and a non-practising Jew, was charged with the murder of a 13-year-old boy, Andrei Yushchinsky.

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  • Resolving to have his fun first, and to look over the brickyard afterward, he rode on up the hill, prospecting for a way across country to get to the knolls.

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