Definition of Red-brick
1. Adjective. Of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century.
Category relationships: University
Geographical relationships: Britain, Great Britain, U.k., Uk, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Of Great Britain And Northern Ireland
Similar to: Modern
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Literary usage of Red-brick
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Annual Convention (1910)
"When we undertake to make a red-brick—I haven't seen a red brick that comes ... Mr. Lippincott: We were located in Philadelphia where the old red brick had ..."
2. Belgium and Holland, Including the Grand-duchy of Luxembourg: Including the by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1897)
"... leads to the picturesque red brick ruins of the château of Brederode, once the scat of the powerful counts of that name (reached also from the. station ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1849)
"... red-brick town composed of 242 little red-brick houses—all running either this way or that way at right angles— two tall red-brick engine-chimneys, ..."
4. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1882)
"... six bells ; register dates from 1571. Barwick (Holy Trinity).—Tower, Early English ; chancel and nave, modern red brick ; register dates from 1601. ..."
5. Old and New London: A Narrative of Its History, Its People and Its Places by Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford (1892)
"The houses are mostly of dark-red brick, with heavy window-frames, and they have about them altogether an old-fashioned look, such as we are accustomed to ..."
6. Cassier's Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02877163] (1906)
"The thickness of walls is much greater for red brick chimneys than for radial brick shafts. The wall thicknesses in concrete-steel chimneys, however, ..."