Definition of Brettice. Meaning of Brettice. Synonyms of Brettice

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Definition of Brettice

Brettice Bret"tice, n.; pl. Brettices. [OE. bretasce, bretage, parapet, OF. bretesche wooden tower, F. bret[`e]che, LL. breteschia, bertresca, prob. fr. OHG. bret, G. brett board; akin to E. board. See Board, n., and cf. Bartizan.] The wooden boarding used in supporting the roofs and walls of coal mines. See Brattice.

Meaning of Brettice from wikipedia

- A ****d or ****ding (also known as a brattice or brettice, from the French bretèche) was a temporary wooden shed-like construction that was placed on the...