brickwork

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brick·work

 (brĭk′wûrk′)
n.
1. The technique or work of constructing with bricks and mortar.
2. A structure made of bricks.

brickwork

(ˈbrɪkˌwɜːk)
n
1. (Building) a structure, such as a wall, built of bricks
2. (Building) construction using bricks

brick•work

(ˈbrɪkˌwɜrk)

n.
1. construction using brick.
2. something made of bricks.
[1570–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brickwork - masonry done with bricks and mortarbrickwork - masonry done with bricks and mortar
masonry - structure built of stone or brick by a mason
nogging - rough brick masonry used to fill in the gaps in a wooden frame
Translations

brickwork

[ˈbrɪkwɜːk] Nenladrillado m, ladrillos mpl

brickwork

[ˈbrɪkwɜːrk] nbriquetage m, maçonnerie f

brickwork

[ˈbrɪkˌwɜːk] nmuratura in mattoni
References in classic literature ?
The high brick wall in front of the school gave it the look of a prison.
They went along a little walk on planks, under a sunny red- brick wall.
I won't like you if you run me against a brick wall," she said, as the machine rasped up against the curb "Do attend to the steering.
These were encircled by a brick wall of great height, the whole of the southern portion of which was enclosed with glass.
Looking out the window she could see the windowless rear brick wall of the box factory on the next street.
A tiny brick wall, in herring-bone pattern, led from the gate to the front porch.
During this time, my copy-book was the board fence, brick wall, and pavement; my pen and ink was a lump of chalk.
I knew that if I were to throw it in time to save the oncoming fleet it must be done in the next few seconds, and so I tried my old rushing tactics; but I might as well have rushed a brick wall for all that Solan gave way.
He had the room all to himself, and a man requires nothing less than this when he wants to dash his cap on the table, throw himself astride a chair, and stare at a high brick wall with a frown which would not have been beneath the occasion if he had been slaying "the giant Python.
It would be easy enough, by the aid of the nicks in the stone pillars, to climb over the brick wall with its smooth stone coping; but by putting our eyes close to the rusty bars of the gate, we can see the house well enough, and all but the very corners of the grassy enclosure.
At length she caught an eloquent look of her companion's, one of those looks which would convey intelligence to a brick wall.
She respected their arguments without always listening to them, much as she respected a solid brick wall, or one of those immense municipal buildings which, although they compose the greater part of our cities, have been built day after day and year after year by unknown hands.