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bricklaying

[ brik-ley-ing ]

noun

  1. the act or occupation of laying bricks in construction.


bricklaying

/ ˈbrɪkˌleɪɪŋ /

noun

  1. the technique or practice of laying bricks


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Other Words From

  • bricklayer noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bricklaying1

First recorded in 1475–85; brick + laying

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Example Sentences

A bricklaying robot can lay more than 3,000 bricks in an eight-hour shift, up to 10 times what a human can do.

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We think of it like bricklaying, farming, or any other seemingly menial skill.

The pointing of a wall, as previously mentioned, is done either with the bricklaying or at the completion of the work.

In typewriting, in typesetting, in bricklaying, or in the highest type of mental work the result is the same.

Carpentry, bricklaying, and blacksmithing were usually done by slaves skilled in simple handicrafts.

It was to ensure, not only that bricklaying should survive and succeed, but that every bricklayer should survive and succeed.

I'll bet they haven't done no bricklaying or plumbing on this place since before the Civil War.

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