Definition of Bratchet
1. brach [n -S] - See also: brach
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Literary usage of Bratchet
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"A true lover; as ''She has seven wooers and a bratchet ; " ibid. In this sense it seems to refer to the fidelity of a dug who constantly follows its master. ..."
2. The Dialect of Craven: In the West-Riding of the County of York by William Carr (1828)
"BRATT, IA child, not used always with contempt bratchet, j as Dr. Johnson supposes. ... bratchet-CLOTHES, When a young man has arrived at maturity, ..."
3. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"As sweet as bratchet." BROTH, always plural in the North. " Will you have some broth!" " I will take a few, if they are good." BROTT, shaken corn. ..."
4. A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and by John Trotter Brockett (1829)
"bratchet, a contemptuous epithet; generally applied to an ill- behaved child; and similar in that sense ... Fr. bratchet, a slow hound. BRATTISH, a shelf. ..."