Meaning of brick dust in English:

brick dust

Pronunciation /ˈbrɪk dʌst/


  • 1Powdered brick; fine particles of brick.

  • 2The colour of brick dust, especially a deep brownish red. Compare "brick", "brick-red".


  • 1Of the colour of brick dust, especially deep brownish red.

  • 2Medicine
    Designating a reddish-brown deposit in urine, typically consisting of salts of uric acid. Also: designating urine containing such a deposit; of, relating to, or made by such urine.


Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tusser (c1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet. From brick + dust.