Definition of Bratchet

1. brach [n -S] - See also: brach



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bratchet

brast
brasting
brasts
brat
bratchet (current term)
bratchets
bratling
bratlings
bratpack
brats
brattice
bratticed
brattices
bratticing
brattier
brattiest
brattily
brattiness
brattinesses

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. ..."

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