Brandreth

A gridiron; also a wooden framework.

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  • Brandreth — Infobox Mountain Name = Brandreth Photo = Caption = Elevation = 715 m, (2,345 ft) Location = Cumbria, ENG Range = Lake District, Western Fells Prominence = c. 60 m Parent peak = Great Gable Coordinates = Topographic OS Landranger 89, 90, Explorer …   Wikipedia

  • Brandreth — This unusual name derives from the Olde Norse pre 10th century personal name Brandr meaning a firebrand or sword, although the English surname origin is locational from Brancepeth in Northumberland. The two main areas for what is quite a rare… …   Surnames reference

  • brandreth — /bran drith/, n. 1. a wooden fence around a well. 2. an iron tripod or trivet placed over a fire. 3. any similar support or framework. Also, brandrith. [1350 1400; ME < ON brandreith grate, equiv. to brand BRAND + reith vehicle (c. ROAD, RAID); r …   Universalium

  • brandreth — bran·dreth …   English syllables

  • brandreth — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brandreth (disambiguation) — Brandreth may refer to:* Brandreth, a fell in the English Lake District * Brandreth Park, a convert|26000|acre|sing=on private preserve in the Adirondacks established in 1851 by Dr. Benjamin Brandreth * Benjamin Brandreth (1807 1880), proprietor… …   Wikipedia

  • Benjamin Brandreth — Infobox Person name = Benjamin Brandreth image size = caption = Benjamin Brandreth portrait (oil on canvas) circa 1870 birth name = 1807 birth date = birth place = Leeds, England death date = 22 February 1880 death place = Ossining, NY death… …   Wikipedia

  • Gyles Brandreth — Member of Parliament for City of Chester In office 9 April 1992 – 2 May 1997 Preceded by Peter Morrison …   Wikipedia

  • Jeremiah Brandreth — Infobox Person name = Jeremiah Brandreth image size = 200px caption = List of public hangings for Derby [Derby Gaols Hangings, 1732 to 1847 Derby Reporter April 2 1847] birth date = 1790 birth place = Wilford death date = 7 November 1817 death… …   Wikipedia

  • Thomas Shaw Brandreth — Thomas Shaw Brandreth, FRS (24 July 1788 – 27 May 1873) was an English mathematician, inventor and classicist.Early life and educationBrandreth was the son of a Cheshire physician, Joseph Brandreth. He studied at Eton and received a BA from… …   Wikipedia

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