[ brik-mey-king ]

  1. the act, process, or occupation of making bricks.

Origin of brickmaking

First recorded in 1695–1705; brick + making

Other words from brickmaking

  • brickmaker, noun

Words Nearby brickmaking Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use brickmaking in a sentence

  • brickmaking was a lost art, stone was found only in a few places.

    The Necessity of Atheism | Dr. D.M. Brooks
  • A beginning had been made, however, and some knowledge of brickmaking gained.

    South and South Central Africa | H. Frances Davidson
  • It is as proper to speak of the art of grinding or the art of molding as of the art of metal-working or the art of brickmaking.

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  • After two or three such conversations, he was able to enlighten the Earl on the subject of brickmaking, as they rode home.

  • Elder Steigerwald had had experience in this line of work, so he generously offered to start the rest in brickmaking.

    South and South Central Africa | H. Frances Davidson