red-brick


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Adj.1.red-brick - of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century
university - establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
modern - belonging to the modern era; since the Middle Ages; "modern art"; "modern furniture"; "modern history"; "totem poles are modern rather than prehistoric"
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She sighed bitterly, and turned again toward the red-brick house.
It was a lonely, old-fashioned red-brick building, surrounded by high walls, with a garden and plantation behind it.
She looked away confusedly; her eye lighted on a corner of her father's red-brick house, peeping through a gap in the plantation already mentioned; and her blushing cheeks lost their color instantly.
Against these far stretches of country rose, in front of the other city edifices, a large red-brick building, with level gray roofs, and rows of short barred windows bespeaking captivity, the whole contrasting greatly by its formalism with the quaint irregularities of the Gothic erections.
Between the crowded houses of Gravesend and the monstrous red-brick pile on the Essex shore the ship is surrendered fairly to the grasp of the river.
His father was a carpenter, and they dwelt in a little old red-brick house, neat and clean, by the side of a sluggish canal.
Mrs Varden having cut in, looked at a box upon the mantelshelf, painted in imitation of a very red-brick dwelling-house, with a yellow roof; having at top a real chimney, down which voluntary subscribers dropped their silver, gold, or pence, into the parlour; and on the door the counterfeit presentment of a brass plate, whereon was legibly inscribed 'Protestant Association:'--and looking at it, said, that it was to her a source of poignant misery to think that Varden never had, of all his substance, dropped anything into that temple, save once in secret--as she afterwards discovered--two fragments of tobacco-pipe, which she hoped would not be put down to his last account.
As she never failed to keep her self-denial full in Mrs Varden's view, it drew forth so many gifts of caps and gowns and other articles of dress, that upon the whole the red-brick house was perhaps the best investment for her small capital she could possibly have hit upon; returning her interest, at the rate of seven or eight per cent in money, and fifty at least in personal repute and credit.
Cathedral Gardens Ltd want to get rid of the red-brick building, which used to be the offices for the Church in Wales, and convert the site into two purpose-built apartment blocks for 45 flats.
Red-brick building are common in the Egyptian capital, accommodating up to 11 million people - nearly two thirds of the vast city's population.
The red-brick building would stand at 165 metres and consist of 850 studio apartments.
We went down the road where the tall red-brick house and farm were.