bratling

bratling

(ˈbrætlɪŋ)
n
informal a small badly-behaved child
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The stout copper cursed the bratlings, and became stuck in the fence in his attempts to collar them.
Vaunted and vilified by the red-tops of which he is both the creature and the sustainer, the England captain has become the obverse of everything we once set him up to be: a moral paragon tainted by the whiff of adultery; a clean-cut role-model whose looks have been irrevocably marred by the tattooist's needle; a doting father whose paternal excesses could hardly be better calculated to produce overindulged bratlings; a performance athlete whose skill with a ball - once undeniably remarkable - has been visibly superseded by that of his younger rivals.
Under the Fitessa banner are items like cauliflower cheese medallions, leaf spinach bratlings, broccoli torts and pockets and leek cuts (whole wheat or polenta).