brandreth

or bran·drith

[ bran-drith ]
/ ˈbræn drɪθ /
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noun

a wooden fence around a well.
an iron tripod or trivet placed over a fire.
any similar support or framework.

Nearby words

  1. brandish,
  2. brandling,
  3. brando,
  4. brando, marlon,
  5. brandon,
  6. brandt,
  7. brandt, willy,
  8. brandt-andrews maneuver,
  9. brandy,
  10. brandy alexander

Origin of brandreth

1350–1400; Middle English < Old Norse brandreith grate, equivalent to brand brand + reith vehicle (cognate with road, raid); replacing Old English brandrād trivet and brandrida fire-grate

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