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Brick

A regular brick. A jolly good fellow. (Compare tetragwnoz anhr; “square”; and “four-square to all the winds that blow.”)

“A fellow like nobody else, and, in fine, a brick.” —George Eliot: Daniel Deronda, book ii. chap. 16.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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