Brat
Brat Brat (br[a^]t), n. [OE. bratt coarse garnment, AS. bratt cloak, fr. the Celtic; cf. W. brat clout, rag, Gael. brat cloak, apron, rag, Ir. brat cloak; properly then, a child's bib or clout; hence, a child.] 1. A coarse garment or cloak; also, coarse clothing, in general. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A coarse kind of apron for keeping the clothes clean; a bib. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]

3. A child; an offspring; -- formerly used in a good sense, but now usually in a contemptuous sense. ``This brat is none of mine.'' --Shak. ``A beggar's brat.'' --Swift. [1913 Webster]

O Israel! O household of the Lord! O Abraham's brats! O brood of blessed seed! --Gascoigne. [1913 Webster]

4. The young of an animal. [Obs.] --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]


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