axed brick

axed brick

[¦akst ¦brik]
(engineering)
A brick, shaped with an ax, that has not been trimmed. Also known as rough-axed brick.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

axed brick, rough-axed brick

A brick, shaped with an ax, that has not been trimmed; when laid, the joints for such bricks are thicker than those for gauged brick.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.