Brickle
Brickle Bric"kle, a. [OE. brekil, brokel, bruchel, fr. AS. brecan, E. break. Cf. {Brittle}.] Brittle; easily broken. [Obs. or Prov.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

As stubborn steel excels the brickle glass. --Turbervile. [1913 Webster]


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