from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A piece of armor corresponding to a cod-piece. Also written brayette.
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I am angry with him for having believed that a "braguette" nourished with beer, could have been equal to the alchemical operations of the
* French: "Elle a les yeux qui crient 'braguette'" - Her eyes scream 'pant's zipper'; A woman seeking sex Usually said by young men who have no idea what they're talking about
In the same way, bon dieu (Good God) became bon djeu, and braguette (trousers) is brajette.
Then smiling, he untied his fair braguette, and drawing out his mentul into the open air, he so bitterly all-to-bepissed them, that he drowned two hundred and sixty thousand, four hundred and eighteen, besides the women and little children.
Lombardy, which I healed by wiping me with my braguette.
Then with mercury, with parsley, with nettles, with comfrey, but that gave me the bloody flux of Lombardy, which I healed by wiping me with my braguette.
(the French _braguette_), familiar to us through fifteenth and sixteenth century pictures and numerous allusions in Rabelais and in Elizabethan literature.