brachet

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See also: Brachet and brächet

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, chapter v, in 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 and xxx couple of black rennyng houndes cam after with a greete crye

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Old French[edit]

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Noun[edit]

brachet m ‎(oblique plural brachez or brachetz, nominative singular brachez or brachetz, nominative plural brachet)

  1. hunting dog trained to follow the scent of an animal

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