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brick  


      n  
1   
a    a rectangular block of clay mixed with sand and fired in a kiln or baked by the sun, used in building construction  
b    (as modifier)  
a brick house     
2    the material used to make such blocks  
3    any rectangular block  
a brick of ice     
4    bricks collectively  
5    Informal   a reliable, trustworthy, or helpful person  
6      (Brit)   a child's building block  
7       short for       brick red  
8    drop a brick     (Brit)  
informal   to make a tactless or indiscreet remark  
9    like a ton of bricks  
Informal   (used esp. of the manner of punishing or reprimanding someone) with great force; severely  
when he spotted my mistake he came down on me like a ton of bricks     
      vb  
10    tr; usually foll by: in, up or over   to construct, line, pave, fill, or wall up with bricks  
to brick up a window, brick over a patio     
     (C15: from Old French brique, from Middle Dutch bricke; related to Middle Low German brike, Old English brecan to break)  
  bricky      adj  


brick red  
      n  
      adj  
a    a reddish-brown colour  
b    (as adj)  
a brick-red carpet     
brick veneer  
      n   (in Australia) a timber-framed house with a brick exterior  
gold brick  
      n  
1    something with only a superficial appearance of value  
2      (U.S.)  
slang   an idler or shirker  
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business operating in a "real world" not on the internet : like a department store, a car manufacturer
see : click and mortar : a business that combine new technologies and traditional business

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