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To cover an opening with bricks. The contractor is going to brick up the windows in this room before he starts working on the addition.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
brick something up
to fill up an opening with bricks. He bricked the doorway up. Why did he brick up the opening?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To fill or block an opening with a wall of bricks: The owners of the old factory bricked up the windows to keep animals and curious children out. The builders bricked the old doorway up and covered it with drywall.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.