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English definition of “brick up sth”

brick up sth

phrasal verb with brick     /brɪk/ verb
to build a wall of bricks around something, or to fill something with bricks: The doors and windows had been bricked up to prevent squatters from getting in.Filling and completingConstruction work and workers
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