- easily broken; brittle.
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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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