pressed brick

noun
face brick molded under pressure to a desired finish.

Origin:
1840–50

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The houses, built of concrete or hand-pressed brick, are cold in winter and
  heated by dung or coal-burning stoves.
The building is a yellow ochre pressed brick and limestone structure,
  three-stories in height.
The exterior is built of pressed brick and terra cotta with marble
  embellishments.
The pressed brick of the facade is laid in a running bond with fine mortar
  joints, known as butter joints.
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