Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of brickyard.

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Examples

  • I was able, always, to hear the morning and evening trains arrive and depart, and I used to set my watch by the whistle at the brickyards. 5

    Chapter 18: The Shadow of Sonoma

  • With no means to pay such debts, prisoners were sold into coal mines, lumber camps, brickyards, railroad construction crews and plantations.

    A Different Kind of Slavery

  • He put his eyes back to the pages and did not raise them until much of the arid steppe land was behind him, and the train, having clattered its way through a long tunnel, passed into a district of smoking kilns and ramshackle brickyards.

    Heaven Lake

  • It focused on various forms of child labour, including prostitution, and minors working in brickyards, on farms and at taxi ranks.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Business would be great for the brickyards tomorrow.

    Petty Pewter Gods

  • In 1988, the Government decided to close down completely all traditional brickyards and clamps and no permits for operation are given except to those who are prepared to modernize their production by installing production lines with mechanical devices suitable for the processing of desert shale and clay.

    Chapter 10

  • And out of that came a lot of Duke's factories; he had other brickyards in other places in the county — one brickyard couldn't supply enough bricks.

    Oral History Interview with Ernest Seeman, February 13, 1976. Interview B-0012. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • To start with there were the German Armaments Works (DAW), the porcelain factory (Allach), the quarries, slag-works, brickyards, and cement factories forming the German Mineral and Stone Works (Dest), and the clothing factories.

    Commandant of Auschwitz

  • I have done plenty of hard, physical work, under the severest conditions, in the coal mines, in oil refineries, and in brickyards.

    Commandant of Auschwitz

  • It was Scully who owned the brickyards and the dump and the ice pond -- though Jurgis did not know it.

    The Jungle

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