brick up

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

  1. (transitive) To block or cover 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.
  2. (transitive) To trap or seal in a closed space using bricks.
    Synonym: brick in
    The chest was bricked up into the wall.
    • 2020 December 11, Richard Speed, “Oh, no one knows what goes on behind locked doors... so don't leave your UPS in there”, in The Register[1], archived from the original on 2022-01-20:
      We've encountered servers bricked up into secret rooms many times, but never a UPS hidden behind a locked door.
  3. (transitive, slang) To cause (someone) to have an erection.
    • 2023, Lula White, Drink You (Explore Men of the Hamptons; 3), Lula White Books, →ISBN, page unknown:
      She’s got a little meat along her lats and femur muscles that bricks me up more.

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