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Brat

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A child; so called from the Welsh, brat, a child’s pinafore; and brat is a contraction of brattach, a cloth, also a standard.

“Every man must repair to the brattach of his tribe.”—Scott.

“O Israel! O household of the Lord!

O Abraham’s brats! O brood of blessed seed!”


Gascoigne: De Profundis.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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