gauged brick


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gauged brick

Brick that has been cast, ground, or otherwise manufactured to exact and accurate dimensions. See also: Brick
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gauged brick

1. A brick of special shape that has been cut with a chisel or saw and then ground (for example, on coursed sandstone) to accurate dimensions.
2. A tapered arch brick.
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