Pronunciation: brĭk
n.1.A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp.
2.Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick.
Some of Palladio's finest examples are of brick.
- Weale.
3.Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread).
4.A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick.
To have a brick in one's hat
to be drunk.
Brick clay
clay suitable for, or used in making, bricks.
Brick dust
dust of pounded or broken bricks.
Brick earth
clay or earth suitable for, or used in making, bricks.
Brick loaf
a loaf of bread somewhat resembling a brick in shape.
Brick nogging
(Arch.) rough brickwork used to fill in the spaces between the uprights of a wooden partition; brick filling.
Brick tea
tea leaves and young shoots, or refuse tea, steamed or mixed with fat, etc., and pressed into the form of bricks. It is used in Northern and Central Asia.
Brick trimmer
(Arch.) a brick arch under a hearth, usually within the thickness of a wooden floor, to guard against accidents by fire.
- S. W. Williams.
Brick trowel
See Trowel.
Brick works
a place where bricks are made.
Bath brick
See under Bath, a city.
Pressed brick
bricks which, before burning, have been subjected to pressure, to free them from the imperfections of shape and texture which are common in molded bricks.
v. t.1.To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks.
[imp. & p. p. Bricked ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Bricking.]
2.To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.
To brick up
to fill up, inclose, or line, with brick.
Noun1.Brickbrick - rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
2.brick - a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy
To see a brick in your dream, represents your individual ideas and thoughts. Experience and/or heartbreak may have hardened you. To dream that you are building a brick wall, signifies a wall that you are putting up to protect yourself against hurt. It may also indicate that you may be hard on the outside but still sensitive on the inside.Tarmac, Tarvia, adamant, adobe, ashlar, asphalt, biscuit, bisque, bitumen, bituminous macadam, blacktop, block, board, bone, bowl, bricks and mortar, buddy, cement, ceramic ware, ceramics, china, chum, chunk, clapboard, clinker, cobble, cobblestone, comrade, concrete, covering materials, crackerjack, crock, crockery, cube, curb, curbing, curbstone, diamond, doll, edgestone, enamelware, face, ferroconcrete, firebrick, flag, flagging, flagstone, flint, flooring, friend, glass, glaze, good Joe, good egg, good guy, granite, gravel, heart of oak, hunk, iron, jug, kerb, kerbstone, lath, lath and plaster, likely lad, macadam, marble, masonry, mortar, nails, nice guy, no slouch, oak, pal, paper, pavement, pavestone, paving, paving material, paving stone, plank, plasters, porcelain, pot, pottery, prestressed concrete, pussycat, refractory, revet, road metal, rock, roofage, roofing, shake, sheathe, shingle, siding, slab, slate, steel, stone, stout fellow, tarmacadam, thatch, tile, tiling, trump, urn, vase, veneer, wall in, wall up, walling, wallpaper, washboard, weatherboard
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