redbrick

[red-brik]
adjective British Informal. (sometimes initial capital letter)
of, pertaining to, or associated with a redbrick university.
Also, red-brick.


Origin:
1705–15; red1 + brick

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redbrick (ˈrɛdˌbrɪk)
 
n
(modifier) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a provincial British university of relatively recent foundation, esp as distinguished from Oxford and Cambridge

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Redbrick tobacco warehouses are used for shopping malls and condos.
They settled on a first-floor office in a redbrick building next door to the county-city hall.
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