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brickle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brickle  \Bric"kle\,  a.  [OE.  brekil  brokel,  bruchel  fr  AS 
  brecan,  E.  break.  Cf  {Brittle}.] 
  Brittle;  easily  broken.  [Obs.  or  Prov.]  --Spenser. 
 
  As  stubborn  steel  excels  the  brickle  glass. 
  --Turbervile. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brickle 
  adj  :  having  little  elasticity;  hence  easily  cracked  or  fractured 
  or  snapped;  "brittle  bones";  "glass  is  brittle"; 
  "`brickle'  and  `brickly'  are  dialectal"  [syn:  {brittle}, 
  {brickly}] 




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