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1The bricks in a wall, house, or other structure, typically in terms of their type or layout.‘the patterned brickwork of the gables’
- ‘The brickwork is laid in Flemish bond with a molded brick water table.’
- ‘The optimum way of ensuring an unblemished appearance is to keep brickwork clean as walls are being built.’
- ‘The brickwork is all of one color and laid in Flemish bond.’
- ‘While plant growth can shorten the life of brickwork, a well-constructed wall should still last for many decades.’
- ‘Decorative brickwork with an interlaced pattern covers the exterior.’
- ‘Early in the season, when a lot of bare earth is still visible, the brickwork become the focal point of the garden.’
- ‘In contrast with the facile legibility of the older tower's brickwork, the metal cladding is apparently casually crumpled.’
- ‘It was considered unsightly, and always covered with either a cement render or a skin of brickwork.’
- ‘The smooth red brickwork and fancy white window frames seemed untouched by human hands.’
- ‘There is the occasional bit of moiré shimmer in patterns such as brickwork, but it is not obtrusive.’
- ‘The Flemish bond brickwork with decoratively glazed headers recalls colonial architectural details.’
- ‘An ingenious pattern of brickwork bonding was adopted to ensure satisfactory composite action.’
- ‘The mortar has leached, leaving crevices in the red brickwork.’
- ‘We recommend that the top triangle of brickwork of the front gable wall be taken down to first floor window head level.’
- ‘I indicated the houses with collapsed roofs, broken windows, charred brickwork and dismantled hedges.’
- ‘The room was lit by cylindrical skylights, each placed above an alcove of unplastered brickwork with recessed pointing.’
- ‘The sitting room has polished timber flooring and original exposed brickwork on two walls.’
- ‘Homeowners may also decorate by way of variations in thatching patterns, brickwork, or woodworking techniques.’
- ‘The design team exposed the existing textures by sandblasting and repointing stone and brickwork.’
- ‘The contrast of old brickwork with the crystalline nature of the new structure is a classic Modernist move.’
- 1.1 The craft or occupation of building walls, houses, or other structures with bricks.
- ‘He knew that I wanted to do brickwork and in the end he left me his tools.’
- ‘About 12 years ago I set up my own building company, and I went to college to do brickwork.’
- ‘All this time I thought they were a bunch of guys that did brickwork for free.’
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