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 Branghtons (The).Brasenose (Oxford). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brank.
 
A gag for scolds. (Dutch, prang, a fetter; German, pranger, Gaelic, brancas, a kind of pillory.)   1
 


 Branghtons (The).Brasenose (Oxford). 

 
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