(noun) caramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
(adjective satellite) having little elasticity; hence easily cracked or fractured or snapped; "brittle bones"; "glass is brittle"; "`brickle' and `brickly' are dialectal"
(adjective satellite) (of metal or glass) not annealed and consequently easily cracked or fractured
(adjective satellite) lacking warmth and generosity of spirit; "a brittle and calculating woman"
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