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1brick

noun, often attributive \ˈbrik\

: a small, hard block of baked clay that is used to build structures (such as houses) and sometimes to make streets, paths, etc.

: blocks of baked clay used as building material

: a block of something

Full Definition of BRICK

1
plural bricks or brick :  a handy-sized unit of building or paving material typically being rectangular and about 214 × 334 × 8 inches (57 × 95 × 203 millimeters) and of moist clay hardened by heat
2
:  a good-hearted person
3
:  a rectangular compressed mass (as of ice cream)
4
:  a semisoft cheese with numerous small holes, smooth texture, and often mild flavor
5
:  gaffe, blunder —used especially in the phrase drop a brick
6
:  a badly missed shot in basketball <he threw up a brick>

Examples of BRICK

  1. a house made of brick
  2. a brick of ice cream
  3. children playing with wooden bricks
  4. He has been an absolute brick.

Origin of BRICK

Middle English bryke, from Middle Dutch bricke
First Known Use: 15th century

2brick

verb

Definition of BRICK

transitive verb
1
:  to close, face, or pave with bricks —usually used with up, in, or over
2
:  to render (an electronic device, such as a smartphone) nonfunctional (as by accidental damage, malicious hacking, or software changes)

First Known Use of BRICK

1592

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