brick

Definitions of brick
  1. noun
    rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln; used as a building or paving material
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    adobe, adobe brick
    sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
    clinker, clinker brick
    a hard brick used as a paving stone
    firebrick
    brick made of fire clay; used for lining e.g. furnaces and chimneys
    cope, coping, header
    brick that is laid sideways at the top of a wall
    mud brick
    a brick made from baked mud
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    ceramic
    an artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures
    building material
    material used for constructing buildings
  2. noun
    a good fellow; helpful and trustworthy
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    good person
    a person who is good to other people
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