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 for brat
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brat \Brat\ (br[a^]t), n. [OE. bratt coarse garnment, AS. bratt
     cloak, fr. the Celtic; cf. W. brat clout, rag, Gael. brat
     cloak, apron, rag, Ir. brat cloak; properly then, a child's
     bib or clout; hence, a child.]
     1. A coarse garment or cloak; also, coarse clothing, in
        general. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. A coarse kind of apron for keeping the clothes clean; a
        bib. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] --Wright.
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     3. A child; an offspring; -- formerly used in a good sense,
        but now usually in a contemptuous sense. "This brat is
        none of mine." --Shak. "A beggar's brat." --Swift.
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              O Israel! O household of the Lord!
              O Abraham's brats! O brood of blessed seed!
                                                    --Gascoigne.
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     4. The young of an animal. [Obs.] --L'Estrange.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brat \Brat\, n. (Mining)
     A thin bed of coal mixed with pyrites or carbonate of lime.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brat
      n 1: a very troublesome child [syn: terror, brat, little
           terror, holy terror]
      2: a small pork sausage [syn: bratwurst, brat]

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