Brickleness Bric"kle*ness, n. Brittleness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • brickleness — …   Useful english dictionary

  • brickle — brickleness, n. /brik euhl/, adj. Midland and Southern U.S. easily broken; brittle. [bef. 1000; Brit. dial., Scots; late ME bryckell, OE brycel tending to break, equiv. to bryc (mutated ptp. s. of brecan to BREAK) + el adj. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

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