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Definition of the noun adobe brick

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noun

  1. sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of adobe brick: adobe
    • more generic word: brick = rectangular block of clay baked by the sun or in a kiln
    • substance: adobe = the clay from which adobe bricks are made

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Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1865)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

no bottom, the adobe brick being deposited on the surface of the ground made tolerably level. The mould is raised carefully and slowly away from the moulded masses. Before recommencing with another couple, the inner sides of the mould ...

Google previewThe new American cyclopaedia: a popular dictionary of general knowledge (1863)

by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana

It has no bottom, the adobe brick being deposited on the surface of the ground made tolerably level. The mould is raised carefully and slowly away from the moulded masses. Before recommencing with another couple, the inner sides of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

The large and economical adobe brick, hardened in the sun and without fire, supersedes other materials for walls and fences in this dry atmosphere [that of the great Plains], and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin in ...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Peck House is distinguished for its unusual adobe brick wall construction. At the present time, there is no other known example of comparable date in the Western Reserve of northeastern Ohio. The precise date of construction is ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

The large and economical adobe brick, hardened in the sun and without fire, supersedes other materials for walls and fences in this dry atmosphere [that of the great Plains], and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, 2nd ed. enlarged (1859)

by John Russell Bartlett

The large and economical adobe brick, hardened in the sun and without fire, supersedes other materials for walls and fences in this dry atmosphere [that of tho great Plains], and, as in Syria and Egypt, resists decay for centuries. — W. Gilpin ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Felloe Ionian Canal Canal Cantilever Cash Register Causeway Chain Chisel Chronograph Clock Cofferdam Conveyors Copying Machine« Cranes Crank Destructors Divers and Diving Ap- livûding Adobe Brick Brickwork Carpentry Cement ...

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