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English → English (gcide) Definition: Brick loaf Brick \Brick\ (br[i^]k), n. [OE. brik, F. brique; of Ger. origin; cf. AS. brice a breaking, fragment, Prov. E. brique piece, brique de pain, equiv. to AS. hl[=a]fes brice, fr. the root of E. break. See Break.] 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. [1913 Webster] The Assyrians appear to have made much less use of bricks baked in the furnace than the Babylonians. --Layard. [1913 Webster] 2. Bricks, collectively, as designating that kind of material; as, a load of brick; a thousand of brick. [1913 Webster] Some of Palladio's finest examples are of brick. --Weale. [1913 Webster] 3. Any oblong rectangular mass; as, a brick of maple sugar; a penny brick (of bread). [1913 Webster] 4. A good fellow; a merry person; as, you 're a brick. [Slang] “He 's a dear little brick.” --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] To have a brick in one's hat, to be drunk. [Slang] [1913 Webster] Note: Brick is used adjectively or in combination; as, brick wall; brick clay; brick color; brick red. [1913 Webster] Brick clay, clay suitable for, or used in making, bricks. Brick dust, dust of pounded or broken bricks. Brick earth, clay or earth suitable for, or used in making, bricks. Brick loaf, a loaf of bread somewhat resembling a brick in shape. Brick nogging (Arch.), rough brickwork used to fill in the spaces between the uprights of a wooden partition; brick filling. Brick tea, tea leaves and young shoots, or refuse tea, steamed or mixed with fat, etc., and pressed into the form of bricks. It is used in Northern and Central Asia. --S. W. Williams. Brick trimmer (Arch.), a brick arch under a hearth, usually within the thickness of a wooden floor, to guard against accidents by fire. Brick trowel. See Trowel. Brick works, a place where bricks are made. Bath brick. See under Bath, a city. Pressed brick, bricks which, before burning, have been subjected to pressure, to free them from the imperfections of shape and texture which are common in molded bricks. [1913 Webster]

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