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brick +‎ laying


bricklaying (countable and uncountable, plural bricklayings)

  1. The act of building a wall by laying bricks, usually with cement between the surfaces of the bricks.
    • 1912, Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin, Mother Carey, page 127:
      Mr. Popham never worked at his bricklayings or carpentering or cabinet making or papering by the hour, but “by the job”; and a kind Providence, intent on the welfare of the community, must have guided him in this choice of business methods, []

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