- a clattering noise.
- to scamper noisily.
Origin of brattle
1495–1505; imit; see rattle1
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Examples from the Web for brattle
The meetinghouse was in Brattle Street, close by the barracks.Daughters of the Revolution and Their Times
Charles Carleton Coffin
Member of the company of cadets, and a deacon of Brattle Street church.Tea Leaves
Brattle, writing on the eighth, had not heard any thing of the kind.Salem Witchcraft and Cotton Mather
Charles W. Upham
But now the day was coming on, and Brattle seemed to be as far from yielding as ever.
When Mr. Fenwick entered the kitchen, Mrs. Brattle was sitting there alone.