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Brickyard   /brˈɪkjˌɑrd/   Listen

A place where bricks are made and sold.  Synonym: brickfield.

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"Brickyard" Quotes from Famous Books

... brickmaker to make use of certain kinds of clay-rock, or shale, that would be impracticable for plastic bricks; and the weathering, tempering and "ageing" may be largely or entirely dispensed with. The plant required is heavier and more costly, but the brickyard becomes more compact, and the processes are simpler than ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 - "Brescia" to "Bulgaria" • Various

... rear; the pointed bell tower of Saint-Sulpice marked one corner of the town. Close beside it one descried the quadrilateral enclosure of the fair of Saint-Germain, where the market is situated to-day; then the abbot's pillory, a pretty little round tower, well capped with a leaden cone; the brickyard was further on, and the Rue du Four, which led to the common bakehouse, and the mill on its hillock, and the lazar house, a tiny ...
— Notre-Dame de Paris - The Hunchback of Notre Dame • Victor Hugo

Words linked to "Brickyard" :   brickfield, shop, workshop

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