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Brustle

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Pronunciation : Brus"tle
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. brustlien and brastlien, AS. brastlian, fr. berstan to burst, akin to G. prasseln to crackle. See Burst, v. i.]
Definition : 1. To crackle; to rustle, as a silk garment. [Obs.] Gower.

2. To make a show of fireceness or defiance; to bristle. [Obs.] To brustle up, to bristle up. [Obs.] Otway.

i. [imp. & p. p. Brustled; p. pr. & vb. n. Brustling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Brus"tle
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A bristle. [Obs. or Prov.] Chaucer.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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