Trevena has written the books of furze and heather and granite and bracken, which outlast time on the hills of Dartmoor.
I wiped it with a tuft of bracken, and I laughed with something of a bitterness.
If he objects to Harriet Mr. bracken will tell him quite plainly what he thinks.
When I've heat enough for ol' Mrs. Johnson it's too hot for Mrs. bracken.
The man in the bracken cast one look at the stars, then crossed himself and crept out into the moonlight.
I put her on the shelf in Mrs. bracken's kitchen and she—she disappeared!
At the village end, I come into a lane, which winds upwards between grassy slopes, to turf and bracken and woods of noble beech.
Mr. bracken did not take his hat and mutter that he would be back for dinner.
For they were passing a little gully deep in bracken, up which the blast was tearing its tempestuous way.
Oh, Mrs. bracken, how could any man with a heart steal a child's pet bird!
"coarse fern," early 14c., a northern England word from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish bregne, Swedish bräken "fern").