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English definition of “bricklayer”


noun [C]     /ˈbrɪkˌleɪ.ər/ US  // (UK informal brickie)
a person who builds walls or buildings using bricks, especially as a jobConstruction work and workers bricklaying     /-ɪŋ/ noun [U] Bricklaying is a skilled job.Construction work and workers
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