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brick

1. n. a failed shot (in basketball) that bounces off the rim or backboard. Chalk up another brick for Michael.
2. n. any failure. This whole thing is a mess. Whose brick is this anyway?
3. in. to fail. (From sense 1) The whole project bricked because we sat on the contract too long.
4. tv. to strike or punch someone. (Streets.) That dude just bricked a cop!
5. n. a block of marijuana; a kilo of cocaine. (Drugs.) Man, I can’t afford a brick! Gimme a bag. The police said he was carrying a “brick” of cannabis when arrested.
6. n. a large, brick-shaped, handheld mobile telephone that is a precursor to the modern cellphone. I still have my old “brick,” but I’d be embarrassed to use it, even if it did still work.
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The bricky held his trowel to a setting mortar sky And pointing stack and terrace placed his father in his line.
Kelly doubles tally for season It was a fine day for conditional Tony Kelly, for besides coming in for the winning spare ride on The Thirsty Bricky, he also took the 2m4f handicap chase on Frosty Lad for his boss Ferdy Murphy to make it four winners for the season.
CHASED home The Tricky Bricky in a maiden hurdle at Sligo.
The Thirsty Bricky provided JD Moore with a winner with his first runner at the course, when given a confident ride by Tjade Collier to take the 2m conditional jockeys' handicap chase.
One gadget that seems better than most at helping is the Bricky, an Irish invention that allows you to lay the same amount of mortar every time.
Bootlegger goes very well at this track and rallied well when second at Navan last time, but The Thirsty Bricky is the one to be on.
Roger Loughran was taken to Tralee Hospital for x-rays to his shoulder after his mount The Tricky Bricky fell four out and brought down Coolfore Glen in the beginners' chase, which was won by Ballycullen Boy.
The Tricky Bricky had battled on gamely in desperate ground to finish a short head in front of Flood's mount Ballyfinney, who had been forced to switch out wide, in the first of two beginners' chases.
Fresh from riding three winners for Ireland in the jump jockeys' challenge with Australia, Bobby Molloy got back to winning ways on home soil when taking the maiden hurdle on Russell MacNabb's The T ricky Bricky.
The Tricky Bricky had looked the winner as he led or disputed the lead with Ragged Jack, but Atelios came through to take over in front on the long run down the hill.