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brick construction, as contrasted with that using other materials.
Historical Examples

Architecture Thomas Roger Smith
Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie George Brenton Laurie
Rivers of Great Britain. The Thames, from Source to Sea. Anonymous
“Wee Tim’rous Beasties” Douglas English
A Safety Match Ian Hay
The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
Kim Rudyard Kipling
The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume II (of 2) John Evelyn
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 Various
Cambridge Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

a structure, such as a wall, built of bricks
construction using bricks


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