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Definition of Brandise
1. a trivet [n -S] - See also: trivet
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Literary usage of Brandise
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"Bury three living puppies " brandise-wise " in the corner of a field, to rid it of weeds ..."
2. A History of Devonshire: With Sketches of Its Leading Worthies by Richard Nicholls Worth (1895)
"Living animals have been burnt alive in sacrifice within memory to avert the loss of other stock. The burial of three puppies ' brandise-wise' in a field is ..."
3. Celtic Folklore: Welsh and Manx by JOHN. RHYS (1901)
"The burial of three puppies " brandise-wise " in a field is supposed to rid it of weeds.' The second statement is very curious, and the first seems to mean ..."