bricklaying

[ brik-ley-ing ]
/ ˈbrɪkˌleɪ ɪŋ /
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noun

the act or occupation of laying bricks in construction.

Nearby words

  1. brickfield,
  2. brickie,
  3. bricking,
  4. brickkiln,
  5. bricklayer,
  6. brickle,
  7. brickmaking,
  8. brickner's position,
  9. bricks and clicks,
  10. bricks and mortar

Origin of bricklaying

First recorded in 1475–85; brick + laying

Related formsbrick·lay·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for bricklayer

bricklayer

/ (ˈbrɪkˌleɪə) /

noun

a person trained or skilled in laying bricks

bricklaying

/ (ˈbrɪkˌleɪɪŋ) /

noun

the technique or practice of laying bricks
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