Definition of Brick up

1. Verb. Wall up with brick.

Exact synonyms: Brick In, Brick Over
Generic synonyms: Wall In, Wall Up

Definition of Brick up

1. Verb. To block by masonry, particularly using bricks ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brick Up

brick by brick
brick cheese
brick house
brick houses
brick in
brick it
brick over
brick red
brick trowel
brick up (current term)
brick veneer
brick veneers
brick wall
brick walls
brickdust deposit
bricked up

Literary usage of Brick up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elementary Experimental Mechanics by Alexander Wilmer Duff (1905)
"But in the latter case he carries the weight of his body up also and the work of carrying his body up is added to the work of carrying the brick up. ..."

2. Live Articles on Special Hazards: A Series of Articles Reprinted from the (1921)
"Second, brick up solid and bond the opening to the auditorium roof space. Third, make the wall under stage on a direct line with that above the stage ..."

3. Old Humphrey's Addresses by Old Humphrey (1844)
"Why, now," replied his neighbour, " if you will ly brick up your chimney a little closer, it will be red directly. I was plagued just in the same man- r, ..."

4. Carpentry and Building (1908)
"brick up all around the building upon the top of the brick walls to the top of joists with 4 in. of wall. The brick stringers for stone steps to be tied ..."

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