brickle

adjective
brick·​le | \ ˈbri-kəl How to pronounce brickle (audio) \

Definition of brickle

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Examples of brickle in a Sentence

that stuff's so brickle that it breaks into pieces as soon as you touch it

First Known Use of brickle

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brickle

Middle English brekyl

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The first known use of brickle was in the 13th century

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“Brickle.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brickle. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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