brick up

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From brick + up.

Verb[edit]

brick up (third-person singular simple present bricks up, present participle bricking up, simple past and past participle bricked up)

  1. To block by masonry, particularly using bricks
    I am going to brick up the window instead of replacing the glass.
    The tunnel's mouth was bricked up because it was unsafe.