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Definition of Brick


  1. A block or clay tempered with water, sand, etc., molded into a regular form, usually rectangular, and sun-dried, or burnt in a kiln, or in a heap or stack called a clamp.
  2. Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick.
  3. Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread).
  4. A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick.
  5. To lay or pave with bricks; to surround, line, or construct with bricks.
  6. To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on, as by smearing plaster with red ocher, making the joints with an edge tool, and pointing them.
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Brick Translations

brick in Afrikaans is baksteen
brick in Danish is tegl, mursten
brick in Dutch is bakstenen, stenen
brick in French is brique
brick in German is Backstein {m}, Ziegelstein, Ziegel
brick in Italian is mattone
brick in Norwegian is murstein
brick in Portuguese is tijolo
brick in Spanish is teja, ladrillo
brick in Swedish is tegelsten, tegel, hedersprick