brattice


brat·tice

noun \ˈbra-təs, ˈbra-tish\

Definition of BRATTICE

:  an often temporary partition of planks or cloth used especially to control mine ventilation
brattice transitive verb

Origin of BRATTICE

Middle English bretais parapet, from Anglo-French bretesche, from Medieval Latin breteschia
First Known Use: circa 1846

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