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pressed brick

  1. face brick molded under pressure to a desired finish.
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Origin of pressed brick

First recorded in 1840–50
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Historical Examples of pressed brick

  • Now Mr. E. Randall Golightly, the pressed-brick magnate, would impress you as being like that.

    Ladies and Gentlemen 

    Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

  • The boiler house is a neat, pressed-brick structure trimmed with Ohio stone, standing on the surface near the mouth of the well.