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brickmaking

[brik-mey-king]
noun
  1. the act, process, or occupation of making bricks.
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Origin of brickmaking

First recorded in 1695–1705; brick + making
Related formsbrick·mak·er, noun
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Historical Examples of brickmaker

  • Even Dan Morris, the brickmaker, thought that he was a thief.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

    Anthony Trollope

  • The brickmaker was lying at full length on the floor, smoking his pipe.

    Dickens As an Educator

    James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes

  • This can be done, with care, for the brickmaker drops to the bottom when disturbed.

  • On the left of the brickmaker in our field of view is a delicate, beautiful plant.

  • I asked if the brickmaker's wife were ill, but Charley said no.

    Bleak House

    Charles Dickens