[ brik-uh l ]
/ ˈbrɪk əl /
adjective Midland and Southern U.S.
easily broken; brittle.
- brickner's position,
- bricks and clicks,
- bricks and mortar,
- bricks shy of a load
Origin of brickle
before 1000; British dial., Scots; late Middle English bryckell, Old English -brycel tending to break, equivalent to bryc- (mutated past participle stem of brecan to break) + -el adj. suffix
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Examples from the Web for brickle
Of all oke growing in England the parke oke is the softest, and far more spalt and brickle than the hedge oke.Chronicles (1 of 6): The Description of Britaine|Raphaell Holinshed