the act or occupation of laying bricks in construction.

Origin of bricklaying

First recorded in 1475–85; brick + laying
Related formsbrick·lay·er, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of bricklaying

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

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British Dictionary definitions for bricklaying



the technique or practice of laying bricks
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