KJV Dictionary Definition: brick


BRICK, n. L. imbrex, a gutter-tile, from imber, a shower, which is probably a compound, of which the last syllable is from whence.

A mass of earth, chiefly clay, first moistened and made fine by grinding or treading, then formed into a long square in a mold, dried and baked or burnt in a kiln; used in buildings and walls.

1. A loaf shaped like a brick.

BRICK, v.t. To lay or pave with bricks.

1. To imitate or counterfeit a brick wall on plaster,by smearing it with red ocher and making the joints with an edge-tool, filling them with fine plaster.