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[brik-wurk] /ˈbrɪkˌwɜrk/
brick construction, as contrasted with that using other materials.
Origin of brickwork
1570-80; brick + work Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for brickwork
  • The hotel interior features exposed brickwork, bright color schemes and a selection of local artwork.
  • The ambiance is casual and family-friendly, with exposed brickwork and wood furniture.
  • The nugget's believed to have fallen from the building's brickwork.
  • The traditionally decorated interior features checked tablecloths, exposed brickwork and retro light fittings.
  • In the lobby area, driftwood, brickwork and original art set the tone.
  • The whole is set in three circular courses of brown brickwork.
  • It featured an intricate pressed-metal first floor, bays extending across the second and third floors and decorative brickwork.
  • brickwork and exterior woodwork is worthy of gentle care, as is the interior woodwork.
  • These workers usually replace bricks or make repairs to brickwork on older structures where mortar has come loose.
  • Liners shall be installed according to manufacturer's specifications to within six inches above top of exterior brickwork.
British Dictionary definitions for brickwork


a structure, such as a wall, built of bricks
construction using bricks
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