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brick red

noun
  1. yellowish or brownish red.
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Origin of brick red

First recorded in 1800–10
Related formsbrick-red, adjective
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Historical Examples of brick red

  • His hair, and it was his own, too, he had managed to dye to brick-red hue.

    A Woman at Bay

    Nicholas Carter

  • Hawks handed the cigars to a brick-red Hercules patching his overalls.

    The Fighting Edge

    William MacLeod Raine

  • It was brick-red in color and decorated with strange characters.

  • A brick-red snow fell on Tonal and other mountains in Italy.

  • His face was flat and broad, with a skin stained in places of a brick-red.


British Dictionary definitions for brick red

brick red

noun, adjective
    1. a reddish-brown colour
    2. (as adjective)a brick-red carpet
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