brack

adj.

"salty, briny," 1510s, from Dutch brak "brackish," probably from Middle Dutch brak "worthless," a word also used in commercial trade and which also made its way into early Modern English.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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Historical Examples of brack

  • She was in turn succeeded by Mr. Brack Cabell the following year.

  • You seem to have made a particularly lively night of it at your rooms, Judge Brack.

    Hedda Gabler

    Henrik Ibsen

  • It's only a matter of form you know—Judge Brack assured me of that.

    Hedda Gabler

    Henrik Ibsen

  • And Brack had all sorts of arrangements to make—so Eilert read to me.

    Hedda Gabler

    Henrik Ibsen

  • In order to hear a little of your liveliness at first hand, Judge Brack.

    Hedda Gabler

    Henrik Ibsen