- brick construction, as contrasted with that using other materials.
Origin of brickwork
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Examples from the Web for brickwork
The little inequalities which came into the brickwork delighted us.A Daughter of the Middle Border
He leapt clean over its head, and was flung back—by the brickwork."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"
His sharp tug detached a mass of the plant from the brickwork.The Hand in the Dark
Arthur J. Rees
A board let into the brickwork served for bed, bench and table.Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison
Austin Biron Bidwell
Enclosed in this huge labyrinth of brickwork is the relic of which I spoke.New Italian sketches
John Addington Symonds
- a structure, such as a wall, built of bricks
- construction using bricks
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