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brickle

[brik-uh l] /ˈbrɪk əl/
adjective, Midland and Southern U.S.
1.
easily broken; brittle.
Origin
late Middle English
1000
before 1000; British dial., Scots; late Middle English bryckell, Old English -brycel tending to break, equivalent to bryc- (mutated past participle stem of brecan to break) + -el adj. suffix
Related forms
brickleness, noun
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