[ brik-uhl ]
/ ˈbrɪk əl /
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adjective Midland and Southern U.S.
easily broken; brittle.
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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
OTHER WORDS FROM bricklebrick·le·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for brickle
And that's what vexes me mair than a' the rest, when I think how I am to fend for ye now in thae brickle times.Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott
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