brachet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, a diminutive of Occitan brac, from Frankish.

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Noun[edit]

brachet (plural brachets)

  1. (obsolete) A female hunting hound that hunts by scent.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book III:
      Ryght so as they sat ther came rennyng in a whyte hert in to the halle and a whyte brachet next hym [...].

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