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- n. Plural form of brattice.
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It was past seven o'clocknow and the first purple brattices of night were draping the eastern horizon.
The continuous mining machines, the shuttle cars, the roof bolters, the ventilation brattices, the conveyor belts, all in concert, all accomplishing their great task.
"stoppings" and brattices put temporarily to rights, and the fan, working at its increased speed, would soon drive the renewed air-currents forward again, and make it possible to get all over the mine.