brack

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Middle Dutch brac.

Noun[edit]

brack (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Salt or brackish water.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Drayton to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Dutch braak.

Noun[edit]

brack (plural bracks)

  1. An opening caused by the parting of a solid body; a crack or breach.
    • J. Fletcher
      Stain or brack in her sweet reputation.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tae brack (third-person singular simple present brackin, present participle brackit, simple past brackit, past participle brackit)

  1. (Doric) to break.
    Mind an da brack aat!
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