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brickfield

[brik-feeld] /ˈbrɪkˌfild/
noun, British
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Origin of brickfield
1795-1805
1795-1805; brick + field
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  • He said, in the most familiar way: “This is better than brickfield Terrace, eh?”

    The Diary of a Nobody George Grossmith
  • She had gone on, she said in her note, to an aunt and uncle who had a brickfield near Horsham.

    The War in the Air Herbert George Wells
  • The Park stands on a piece of ground formerly known as Adam's brickfield.

    The Kensington District Geraldine Edith Mitton
  • In the spring of 1870 I went to work in a brickfield at Alby.

  • They were not more than a mile from brickfield Basin, and the sun was dropping behind the hills.

    The Other Girls Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • Nothing is quite so pleasant, so invigorating, nor quite so dangerous as life in these brickfield posts.

    The Siege of Mafeking (1900) J. Angus Hamilton.
  • It was a drowsy day, and the customary sounds of the brickfield were hushed in the doze of the afternoon sun.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • We marched from here to the brickfield and from there back to a village behind the lines, out of the range of shell fire.

  • He had not been at home of late; he had been busy up at brickfield Farms.

    The Other Girls Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • The parcel found in the brickfield was tied up with a tag end of tape and a bit of a dirty apron string.

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