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brattle

[brat-l] /ˈbræt l/
noun
1.
a clattering noise.
verb (used without object), brattled, brattling.
2.
to scamper noisily.
Origin of brattle
1495-1505
1495-1505; imit; see rattle1
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  • But Mrs. brattle and Fanny, who could read every line in his face, knew that he was well-pleased.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • Member of the company of cadets, and a deacon of brattle Street church.

    Tea Leaves Various
  • Mr. brattle, the English superintendant, received us most kindly, and took us through and showed us the mine.

    Letters from Palestine J. D. Paxton
  • Mr. Fenwick reached brattle's mill about two o'clock in the day.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • It was between twelve and one o'clock, and old brattle was wandering about for a minute or two waiting for his dinner.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • When Mr. Fenwick entered the kitchen, Mrs. brattle was sitting there alone.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • We must think no more about her, Mrs. brattle—at any rate for the present.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • Mrs. brattle, I'm sorry that I have something to say that will vex you.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope
  • Cheers for the eleven, for Harvard, for brattle, were filling the air.

    The Arrival of Jimpson Ralph Henry Barbour
  • There they found Sam and his father, with Mrs. brattle and Fanny.

    The Vicar of Bullhampton Anthony Trollope

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