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brandreth (plural brandreths)

  1. (obsolete) A tripod or stand for a cask, a haystack, etc.
    • 2006, Bill Griffiths, Stotty 'n' Spice Cake: The Story of North East Cooking, Northumbria University Press, page 104
      [] the girdle was less and lighter, and upon an iron tripod, called a brandreth []
    • 1837, , The Publications of the Surtees Society, page ccccxx
      Paid for working 5 stone of iron of the old “brandreth” at 2d. 10d.
  2. (obsolete) A railing around a well.

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