Definition of Brattle

1. Verb. Make a rattling sound. "The streets brattle with cars "; "Clattering dishes"

Exact synonyms: Clack, Clatter
Generic synonyms: Make Noise, Noise, Resound
Derivative terms: Clack, Clatter



Definition of Brattle

1. Verb. To rattle; to make a scampering noise ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brattle

1. to clatter [v -TLED, -TLING, -TLES] - See also: clatter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brattle

bratlings
bratpack
brats
brattice
bratticed
brattices
bratticing
brattier
brattiest
brattily
brattiness
brattinesses
brattish
brattishing
brattishings
brattle (current term)
brattled
brattles
brattling
bratty
bratva
bratwurst
bratwursts
braunch
braunche
braunched
braunches
braunite
braunites
braunschweiger

Literary usage of Brattle

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1. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1882)
"The Revd Mr. William brattle died last night at midnight. He was a Father to the Students of Harvard College, and a Physician, My Fast Friend. ..."

2. A Record of the Streets, Alleys, Places, Etc. in the City of Boston by Boston (Mass.) Street laying-out dept (1910)
"*brattle square, B., 1737; from 15 Elm street to 39 brattle street; a part of brattle street, 1708; as early as 1737 names of brattle street and brattle ..."

3. Kingś Handbook of Boston by Moses King (1881)
"23 brattle Street, where he has ever since remained, adding from time to time ... The location, too, is convenient; brattle Street being one of the oldest ..."

4. Biographical Sketches of Graduates of Harvard University, in Cambridge by John Langdon Sibley, Clifford Kenyon Shipton (1881)
"THOMAS brattle, MA, of Boston, born 20 June, 1658, was son of Thomas brattle, who moved from Charlestown to Boston in 1657, and whose wife, Elizabeth Tyng, ..."

5. Annals of Brattleboro, 1681-1895 by Mary Rogers Cabot (1921)
"William brattle, Junior, who gave the name to brattleboro, was born in Cambridge ... William brattle had become Colonel brattle and had married Katherine, ..."

6. The Historical Writings of John Fiske by John Fiske (1902)
"In 1698 Thomas brattle conveyed to a body of trustees The brattle the land upon which a new meeting- founded house was to be built, and in the fol- 1698 ..."

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