brack

Definition of brack

 (Entry 1 of 4)

chiefly Scottish past tense of break

brack

adjective
\ ˈbrak \

Definition of brack (Entry 2 of 4)

1 dialectal : brackish, briny brack water
2 or brak \ " \, Africa : alkali brack soil

brack

noun (1)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of brack (Entry 3 of 4)

1 dialectal : salt water : brine
2 or brak \ " \, Africa : alkali especially in soil

brack

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of brack (Entry 4 of 4)

1 archaic : a crack or fissure in a solid body : break, breach
2 dialectal : a flaw especially in cloth

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History and Etymology for brack

Adjective

Dutch brak salty from Middle Dutch brac; akin to Middle Low German brak salty, & perhaps to Middle Dutch broec swampy ground, Old English brōc brook

Noun

alteration of break entry 2

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“Brack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brack. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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