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. 2013.

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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 — 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 — noun Date: 1580 work of or with bricks and mortar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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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