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bricklaying

[brik-ley-ing] /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act or occupation of laying bricks in construction.
Origin
1475-1485
1475-85; brick + laying
Related forms
bricklayer, noun
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Examples for bricklaying
  • He dropped out of school, and fiddled round with bricklaying and gaming parlours before starting to buy companies.
  • Bricklayers performing overhand bricklaying and related work above lower levels must be adequately protected.
British Dictionary definitions for bricklaying

bricklaying

/ˈbrɪkˌleɪɪŋ/
noun
1.
the technique or practice of laying bricks
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