Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A bitch of the hound kind; specifically, a species of scenting hound; a pointer or setter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A bitch of the hound kind.
  • noun A bitch of the hound kind. See also bratchet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic A hound, especially a female hound used for hunting.

Etymologies

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Originally in plural, from Old French brachez, plural of brachet, a diminutive of Occitan brac, from Frankish. Cognate to the German Bracke.

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  • 'of the hound kind'

    May 8, 2018