Definitions for "Brickfielder"
Orig., at Sydney, a cold and violent south or southwest wind, rising suddenly, and regularly preceded by a hot wind from the north; -- now usually called southerly buster. It blew across the Brickfields, formerly so called, a district of Sydney, and carried clouds of dust into the city.
By confusion, a midsummer hot wind from the north.
A hot wind of southeastern Australia caused by the movement of tropical air southwards. This occurs especially during the summer and often brings clouds of dust. It brings hot spells of many days duration where temperatures can exceed 100 deg. F. It is similiar to the South American zonda.