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brank

intransitive verb \ˈbraŋk\

Definition of brank

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, British

  1. :  prance caper

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Origin and Etymology of brank

Middle English branken


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brank

noun \"\

Definition of brank

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  an instrument consisting of an iron frame surrounding the head and a sharp metal bit or gag entering the mouth formerly used to punish scolds —called also scold's bridle —usually used in plural b branks plural, now chiefly Scottish :  a bridle or halter for horses or cows

  2. 2 branks plural, Scottish :  mumps

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Origin and Etymology of brank

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