noun Date: 1580 work of or with bricks and mortar

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  • Brickwork — Brick work , n. 1. Anything made of bricks. [1913 Webster] Niches in brickwork form the most difficult part of the bricklayer s art. Tomlinson. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of building with or laying bricks. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brickwork — [brik′wʉrk΄] n. 1. a thing or part built of bricks 2. the work of laying bricks …   English World dictionary

  • Brickwork — Dismantled wall showing brickwork Decorative Tudor bri …   Wikipedia

  • brickwork — [[t]brɪ̱kwɜː(r)k[/t]] N UNCOUNT You can refer to the bricks in the walls of a building as the brickwork. There were cracks in the brickwork. Syn: masonry …   English dictionary

  • brickwork — brick|work [ˈbrıkwə:k US wə:rk] n [U] 1.) the bricks that have been used to build something ▪ The brickwork was cracked and in need of repair. 2.) the work of building something with bricks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brickwork — noun (U) bricks, or the way they have been used to build a wall, house etc: The brickwork was cracked and in need of repair …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • brickwork — /brik werrk /, n. brick construction, as contrasted with that using other materials. [1570 80; BRICK + WORK] * * * …   Universalium

  • brickwork — noun a) Those parts of items that are made of brick. b) The quality of the construction of brick built items …   Wiktionary

  • brickwork — brick|work [ brık,wɜrk ] noun uncount the bricks in a wall or building, or the pattern that they form …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • brickwork — n. construction made using bricks and mortar …   English contemporary dictionary

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