The definition of a brick is a block made of molded and baked clay.(noun)
An example of a brick is the primary building material of 10 Downing Street in London.
See brick in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME brike < MDu < breken, break (in sense “piece of baked clay”) & MFr brique < OFr, of same orig.
Origin: orig. a place where bricks were made
See brick in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English brike
Origin: , from Middle Dutch bricke.
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