a partition or lining, as of planks or cloth, forming an air passage in a mine.
(in medieval architecture) any temporary wooden fortification, especially at the top of a wall.
to provide with a brattice (often followed by up).
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How to use brattice in a sentence
Fillets of wood are also fixed all the way down on each side of the brattice, constituting what is called a double pit.
Where inflammable air abounds, a store of such brattice deals should be kept ready for emergencies.
The thirling a is then closed by a brick stopping, and the brattice boards removed forward for a similar operation.
The air passes along one side of the brattice, courses round the free end, and returns on the other side.
It led to the main road, but across the mouth hung a wet brattice-cloth.A Safety Match | Ian Hay
British Dictionary definitions for brattice
a partition of wood or treated cloth used to control ventilation in a mine
medieval fortifications a fixed wooden tower or parapet
(tr) mining to fit with a brattice
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