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Brattice-cloth

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Brattice-cloth strong tarred cloth used in mines in place of wooden bratticing
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. breteske—Low L. bretachia; prob. Teut.

Usage

In literature:

It led to the main road, but across the mouth hung a wet brattice-cloth.
"A Safety Match" by Ian Hay
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