American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A child, especially a spoiled or ill-mannered one.
- n. A child of a career military person.
- n. Bratwurst.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coarse mantle or cloak.
- n. A child's bib or apron.
- n. A clout; a rag.
- n. The film on the surface of some liquids, as on boiled milk when cold.
- n. A child: now used only in contempt: as, “this brat is none of mine,”
- n. “their dirty brats,”
- n. A local English name of the turbot.
- n. bratwurst
- n. mining A thin bed of coal mixed with pyrites or carbonate of lime.
- n. A child (as a pejorative term); offspring.
- n. Now often specifically, a selfish or spoiled child.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. obsolete A coarse garment or cloak; also, coarse clothing, in general.
- n. Prov. Eng. & Scot. A coarse kind of apron for keeping the clothes clean; a bib.
- n. A child; an offspring; -- formerly used in a good sense, but now usually in a contemptuous sense.
- n. obsolete The young of an animal.
- n. (Mining) A thin bed of coal mixed with pyrites or carbonate of lime.
- n. a small pork sausage
- n. a very troublesome child
- Shortened from bratwurst, from the German Bratwurst (Wiktionary)
- Possibly from brat, coarse garment, from Middle English, from Old English bratt, of Celtic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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