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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brick.
 
A regular brick. A jolly good fellow. (Compare tauεtaurhoalphagammaomeganuozeta alphanuetarho; “square”; and “four-square to all the winds that blow.”)   1
        “A fellow like nobody else, and, in fine, a brick.”—George Eliot: Daniel Deronda, book ii. chap. 16.
 


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