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Definition of "brick in" [brick in]

  • To enclose with bricks (verb)

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Use "brick in" in a sentence
  • "Meanwhile, I sit shrunk together here in a small dressing-closet, aloft in the back part of the house, excluding all cackle and cockneys; and, looking out over the similitude of a May grove (with little brick in it, and only the minarets of Westminster and gilt cross of St. Paul's visible in the distance, and the enormous roar of London softened into an enormous hum), endeavor to await what will betide."
  • "The brick-layer went on with his job, but slowly, sending his hod-carrier to fetch Long who, while not exactly a boss, had a margin more authority than the man with the brick in his hand."
  • "The man with the brick in one hand and a laden trowel in the other had heard the rustle and faint mewing sound, and paused to peer in."
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