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bricktop

[brik-top]
noun Informal.
  1. a person having red or reddish-brown hair.
  2. hair of this color.
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Origin of bricktop

1840–50, Americanism; brick + top1, from the typical color of bricks
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Historical Examples of bricktop

  • Come on in, Bricktop, and help us settle the row, invited Sid.

    The Eight-Oared Victors

    Lester Chadwick

  • “What are you going to do, me son,” asked Bricktop solicitously.

    Batting to Win

    Lester Chadwick

  • “Make him give you a nice one,” called Bricktop, who was coaching from third.

    Batting to Win

    Lester Chadwick

  • Bricktop was out, and the Randall side was retired, but with three runs to its credit.

    Batting to Win

    Lester Chadwick

  • Bricktop is coaching Sam all he can, but it needs more than coaching to make a guard.

    The Winning Touchdown

    Lester Chadwick