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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BRANDRITH, n. “A trivet or other iron stand to set a vessel over the fire” (n.Sc. 1790 (2nd ed.) F. Grose Gl.). Cf. Brander, n., 1.

[O.Sc. brandreth, O.N. brandreið, O.E. brandrād, brandrida, lit. fire-carrier. See Brander, n.]

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