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redbrick

[red-brik] /ˈrɛdˌbrɪk/
adjective, British Informal. (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
of, pertaining to, or associated with a redbrick university.
Also, red-brick.
Origin
1705-1715
1705-15; red1 + brick
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British Dictionary definitions for redbrick

redbrick

/ˈrɛdˌbrɪk/
noun
1.
(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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