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Branks

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Branks

1. A sort of bridle with wooden side pieces.

2. A scolding bridle, an instrument formerly used for correcting scolding women. It was an iron frame surrounding the head and having a triangular piece entering the mouth of the scold.

Origin: cf. Gael. Brangus, brangas, a sort of pillory, ir. Brancas halter, or D. Pranger fetter.