- plural of
1987, Howard Fast, The Dinner Party, page 228:
- Webster and I are brick shithouses, top to bottom. The wind doesn't even touch the smell of us."
1993, Frances Hegarty, Half Light, page 174:
- Seventeen and nineteen, they were, built like brick shithouses, one of them already with a baby.
2004, Perry Brass, The Substance of God: A Spiritual Thriller, page 84:
- Two razor-scalped brick shithouses in suits, who looked like bouncers at a Hell's Angels dance, started staring at us.