brattle [brat-l] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a clattering noise.
verb (used without object), brat·tled, brat·tling.
- to scamper noisily.
Origin of brattle 1495–1505; imit; seeDictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for brattle Historical Examples of brattle
The meetinghouse was in Brattle Street, close by the barracks.
Charles Carleton Coffin
Member of the company of cadets, and a deacon of Brattle Street church.
Brattle, writing on the eighth, had not heard any thing of the kind.
Charles W. Upham
But now the day was coming on, and Brattle seemed to be as far from yielding as ever.
When Mr. Fenwick entered the kitchen, Mrs. Brattle was sitting there alone.