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brattice

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Brattice \Brat"tice\, noun [See {Brettice}.] (Mining) (a) A wall of separation in a shaft or gallery used for ventilation. (b) Planking to support a roof or wall.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

brattice

noun

1: a partition (often temporary) of planks or cloth that is used to control ventilation in a mine

verb

1: supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines


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