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Answer for the clue "Repair a brick wall, in a way", 7 letters:
repoint

Alternative clues for the word repoint

Fix, as brickwork

Word definitions for repoint in dictionaries

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. (context masonry English) To replace or repair the pointing in brickwork.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1834 in masonry, from re- "again" + point (v.). Related: Repointed ; repointing .

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
v. repair the joints of bricks; "point a chimney" [syn: point ]

Usage examples of repoint.

I needed glass, I needed a wood-burning stove, and I needed to check and repoint the chimney and flue.

When my knee got strong enough to lighten the strapping, and limber enough to climb cautiously up the ladder to repoint the chimney, I spent an hour every afternoon in the woods.

As they approached it up the now-well-tended drive, both noticed that the ivy had been stripped off, the bricks repointed, and that a smart new portico had been built over the entrance.

The Nriln swiveled its eyestalks in a furtive scan around the entrance hall and then repointed them at Roger.

The cab rattled along a few blocks south, passing gentrified houses on Rodman and Bainbridge Streets, which showed off new, modern picture windows and repointed brick.

More important matters were afoot than repointing stonework or painting.

The bricks which formed arches over the bay windows badly needed repointing, the mortar having surrendered to relentless roots of ivy.

The black-painted door and shutters needed scraping, the mortar repointing, the lawns watering.

Harry shouted over the din, and I followed him over to where the workers were finishing one section of the foundation repointing and starting to open another with a ditch witch, one of those small machines used to excavate narrow ditches.

The house to the right, in particular, looked as if it had had its brickwork repointed quite recently, and its windows reglossed.

He wanted to blame it all on the paintwork rather than on himself, on the revoltingly tidy patio paving-stones, on the sheer disgusting abomination of the neatly repointed brickwork.

He could move it faster in the sky than gun controls could track it and get their heavy pieces repointed to fire.

A few cups of water, some fire ash, and a handful of powdered guidestone, and you'll have it repointed in no time.

Satisfied with the repointing, he scraped his trowel on the edge of the bucket.

More important matters were afoot than repointing stonework or painting.