Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Middle English form of brittle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • β€œThe more cleer and the more shynynge that Fortune is, the more brutil and the sooner breketh she.” β€”

    Tropic Days

  • 'If the brutil an' licentious soldiery av these parts gets sight av the thruck, 'said Mulvaney, making practised investigation,' they'll loot ev'rything.

    Soldier Stories

  • 'If the brutil an' licentious soldiery av these parts gets sight av the thruck, 'said Mulvaney, making practised investigations,' they'll loot ev'rything.

    Life's Handicap

  • "The more cleer and the more shynynge that Fortune is, the more brutil and the sooner breketh she."

    Tropic Days

  • "If the brutil an 'licentious soldiery av these parts gets sight av the thruck," said Mulvaney, making practiced investigation, "they'll loot ev'rything.

    Indian Tales

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