pressed brick

  1. face brick molded under pressure to a desired finish.

Origin of pressed brick

First recorded in 1840–50

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

How to use pressed brick in a sentence

  • Hard-pressed brick of a light colour makes an excellent outer wall-surface.

  • A very good idea of it might be had by comparing what are called salmon brick and pressed brick together.

  • They are not as smooth and well finished as pressed brick, but they are exceedingly useful.

    Diggers in the Earth | Eva March Tappan
  • Mr. Worthington also for a time engaged on the same spot in the manufacture of pressed brick and drain tiles.

    Toronto of Old | Henry Scadding
  • The superstructure is of white Bedford stone and pressed brick, with a base of solid granite.

    North Dakota | Various