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press the bricks

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press the bricks

verb phrase
  1. To loaf in town (1940s+ Loggers)
  2. To walk a police beat; pound the pavement: Go press the bricks (1920s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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