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 (brăt′l) Scots
1. A rattling or clattering sound.
2. A movement that produces such a sound.
intr.v. brat·tled, brat·tling, brat·tles
To make a rattling or clattering sound, especially by rushing or scampering.

[Imitative .]


a rattling or clattering sound
vb (intr)
to make a rattling or clattering sound


(ˈbræt l)

n., v. -tled, -tling. n.
1. a clattering noise.
2. to scamper noisily.
[1495–1505; imit; compare rattle]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.brattle - make a rattling sound; "clattering dishes"
make noise, noise, resound - emit a noise


To make or cause to make a succession of short, sharp sounds:
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