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brick

noun [C] (BUILDING BLOCK)    /brɪk/
B2 a rectangular block of hard material used for building walls and houses: The chimney was made of bricks. We lived in a Victorian terrace of red-brick houses. He was so embarrassed - his face went brick-red (= a dark red). → See also airbrick, red-brickBuilding materials
(Definition of brick noun (BUILDING BLOCK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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