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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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BRICKY creator Noel Marshall who was frustrated at trying to build a half decent brick wall is now on his way to becoming a multi-millionaire.
The Thirsty Bricky has scored three times in handicap chase company this year, and was unlucky not to make it four when second to Mon Chevalier here in May.
The Thirsty Bricky is fancied to complete a hat-trick in the Princess Royal Trust For Carers Handicap Chase.
The Thirsty Bricky is fancied in the Princess Royal Trust For Carers Handicap Chase.
WHERE would we be without our very English terraced housing, those stalwart little properties that can be modernised, extended, face-lifted and decorated to within an inch of their bricky lives?
He may be a plumber, a bricky or spark, but always the master , when out on the park.
Avery successful racehorse owner, his Master Of The Hallwas an impressive winner at Newbury last Friday, then yesterday at Towcester The Thristy Bricky obliged at 5's and today he is represented by ERZEN(3.
Second to The Dashing Doctor at Limerick last time, THE THIRSTY BRICKY, which I ride for J D Moore in the opener, should have an each-way chance.
A very successful racehorse owner, his Master Of The Hall was an impressive winner at Newbury last Friday, then yesterday at Towcester The Thristy Bricky obliged at 5's and today he is represented by ERZEN(3.
How does the Dundonald boss manager his team's attention and who is the bricky with the year round suntan?
People reckoned I could be a schoolteacher or a bricky but I'm actually a joiner.
That's ten grand he's won for us now' Trainer David Thompson after The Thirsty Bricky gained his second win of the week in Ayr's 2m handicap chase STANDING ROOM ONLY There were only eight bookmakers in the main ring at Chepstow but ten were standing on the rails.