Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A dialectal (Scotch) form of brickle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'We be bruckle folk here -- the best o' us hardly honest sometimes, what with hard winters, and so many mouths to fill, and

    The Bibliotaph and Other People

  • ` ` I trust in God, not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state; --- but what signifies warld's gear? ''

    The Waverley

  • 'I trust in God not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state; -- but what signifies warld's gear?'

    Waverley — Complete

  • 'I trust in God not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state; -- but what signifies warld's gear?'

    Waverley — Volume 2

  • 'I trust in God, not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state; -- but what signifies warld's gear?'

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • 'I trust in God not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state; -- but what signifies warld's gear?'

    Waverley

  • His father, the reverent Pa’son St. Cleeve, made a terrible bruckle hit in ‘s marrying, in the sight of the high.

    Two on a Tower

  • He groaned to the young man in a whisper, “This is a bruckle het, maister, I’m much afeared!

    The Woodlanders

  • ‘I trust in God not, unless it be to win the means of supporting her; for my things are but in a bruckle state; — but what signifies warld’s gear?’

    Waverley

  • a terrible bruckle hit in 's marrying, in the sight of the high.

    Two on a Tower

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