Origin of brick red
Related formsbrick-red, adjective
Examples from the Web for brick red
Beyond the hollow stretched a belt of upheaved ridges of brick-red sandstone.The Trail of Conflict|Emilie Baker Loring
The mastication causes a copious flow of saliva of a brick-red colour, which dyes the mouth, lips and gums.
We can see no reason why Beatrice should be dressed in disagreeable pink, and Dante in brick-red.
Annette rose from her knees, showing a brick-red countenance of wrath that strove in vain for any sort of dignity.Lady Connie|Mrs. Humphry Ward
His under parts are deep orange, and his lower back and all the tail feathers, except the middle pair, are brick-red.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
British Dictionary definitions for brick red
- a reddish-brown colour
- (as adjective)a brick-red carpet