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 ?
A tiny brick wall, in herring-bone pattern, led from the gate to the front porch.
An unusual image of a large stack of peat was shown, stacked in 'herring-bone' fashion, and other unusual shots that could not have been taken anywhere else such as the ferrying of sheep for grazing to another island in a very small boat!
Oldberrow Court was listed in 1967 and is packed with character in every inch of its 4,056 sq ft living space, with flagstone flooring, exposed beams, ancient fireplace, gables and herring-bone framing.
GLORIOUS GLOSS Mandarin Stone (www.mandarinstone.com) has a glorious selection of sleek and shiny gloss tiles that can be arranged in an unusual herring-bone shape.
Unit features south and west city views and original herring-bone hardwood floors.
With his friends, White used to scale the Worcester Hill where the Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital now sits, on wooden skis, herring-bone style, and ski down.
Grips are straight drainage channels dug into the ground, often visible on aerial maps as they form a herring-bone pattern.
Fabric manufacturers are taking up decorative elements from the seventies, using striped patterns in herring-bone and satin weaves, creating new Panama looks, reinventing the cavalry style and interpreting denim for workwear applications.
The pavements will be made of herring-bone bricks and lamp posts will be replaced with ones resembling those used during the colonial era.
The unfooted, floating-lidded Five Ring Jar #36 is decorated all round with a herring-bone pattern set between the demarcating rings that create four distinct visual layers, architecturally equivalent to floors of a building stacked atop one another up through the vessel height.
Some parts, notably a herring-bone patterned section of wall, date back to 978AD and were built by Queen Elfrida, mother of Ethelred The Unready.