- the act or occupation of laying bricks in construction.
Origin of bricklaying
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Examples from the Web for bricklayer
Wearing a plaid shirt, the stocky singer looked like a bricklayer playing an open mic at a bar.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.
September 10, 2014
He had often, in his bitter moments, envied the bricklayer and the cobbler.Cleo The Magnificent
If there is no need of a bricklayer, we may discard also the brick-maker.
"Then send for the bricklayer and have it seen to," said his master.Black Beauty
And he did, naughty youth, and a bricklayer fell on him, and he died?A Sheaf of Corn
Mary E. Mann
Would a bricklayer hesitate any longer between a duchess and a scullery-maid?Tea-Table Talk
Jerome K. Jerome
- a person trained or skilled in laying bricks
- the technique or practice of laying bricks
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