Bricking
Brick Brick, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bricked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bricking}.] 1. To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks. [1913 Webster]

2. To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them. [1913 Webster]

{To brick up}, to fill up, inclose, or line, with brick. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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