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3 definitions found
 for Brank
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brank \Brank\, v. i.
     1. To hold up and toss the head; -- applied to horses as
        spurning the bit. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To prance; to caper. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brank \Brank\, n. [Prov. of Celtic origin; cf. L. brance, brace,
     the Gallic name of a particularly white kind of corn.]
     Buckwheat. [Local, Eng.] --Halliwell.
     [1913 Webster] Brank

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brank \Brank\, Branks \Branks\, n. [Cf. Gael. brangus, brangas,
     a sort of pillory, Ir. brancas halter, or D. pranger fetter.]
     1. A sort of bridle with wooden side pieces. [Scot. & Prov.
        Eng.] --Jamieson.
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     2. A scolding bridle, an instrument formerly used for
        correcting scolding women. It was an iron frame
        surrounding the head and having a triangular piece
        entering the mouth of the scold.
        [1913 Webster]

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