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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A large coarse fern, often several feet high, with a widespread distribution. Common on moorland.

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Brackens

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 6 words.

Variant of Irish Bracken.

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bracken

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 158 words.

blacken, bracken, slacken • Sri Lankan • Alaskan, Gascon, Madagascan, Nebraskan • Aachen, darken, hearken, kraken,

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in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 157 words.

blacken, bracken, slacken • Sri Lankan • Alaskan, Gascon, Madagascan, Nebraskan • Aachen, darken, hearken, kraken,

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David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 81 words.

Young unopened leaves (fronds) and rhizomes of bracken (Pteridium spp.), eaten as a vegetable and regarded as a delicacy

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David A. Bender.

in A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 107 words.

Young unopened leaves (fronds) and rhizomes of bracken (Pteridium spp.), eaten as a vegetable and regarded as a delicacy

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bracken

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 42 words.

noun (also bracken fern) (also Australian) a widespread large coarse fern, Pteridium esculentum (see also fern sense

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Bracken

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 110 words.

Born 1901; s of late J. K. A. Bracken, Ardvullen House, Kilmallock; died 8 Aug. 1958

PC 1940; Chairman of Union Corporation and of Financial Times; Trustee of the...

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John Bracken

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

(1883–1969), Manitoba premier 1922–42.

Although leader of the United Farmers of Manitoba, Bracken was notably non-partisan, and his governments often held office through coalitions...

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Bracken, Jimmy

Charles Rosenberg.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1011 words.

the “Jay” in Vee‐Jay records, was born James Conrad Bracken in Guthrie, Oklahoma, the youngest son of Junious and Eva

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Bracken, Julia

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 58 words.

American, 20th century, female.

Born 10 June 1871.

Sculptor.

Julia Bracken was the wife of the painter William Wendt. She studied at the Chicago Art Institute...

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Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 122 words.

A number of techniques have been developed to restore *bracken-infested areas and restore grassland, *heather, or mixed vegetation land cover. Extensive areas could be treated by aerial...

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Bracken, Edwin

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 20th-Century Art. 28 words.

British, 20th century, male.

Born in Florence, Italy.

Sculptor.

Bracken exhibited busts and animals in Paris at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts,...

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Bracken, Jimmy

Charles Rosenberg.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1011 words.

the “Jay” in Vee‐Jay records, was born James Conrad Bracken in Guthrie, Oklahoma, the youngest son of Junious and Eva Bracken, born respectively in Tennessee and Florida. His older...

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Bracken, Clio Hinton

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 83 words.

Born Rhinebeck, NY; d of Howard Hinton and Lucy Bronson; m 1st, 1892, James Huneker; 2nd, 1900; William Barrie Bracken, both of New York; two ...

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Bracken, Michael Thomas

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Politics. 131 words.

CBE 2014

Born St Helens 10 Dec. 1968; s of Thomas Francis and Valerie Bracken; m 2009, Abigail Susan Billinghurst;...

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bracken

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A large coarse fern, often several feet high, with a widespread distribution. Common on moorland.

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bracken

Will Manley, Katharine Foot and Andrew Davis.

in A Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences; Agriculture and Farming. 103 words.

A type of fern native to the UK, tolerant of a range of climatic and soil conditions. It can reach heights of over 1.5 metres and is commonly found in ...

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Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 16 words.

A large coarse fern, often several feet high, with a widespread distribution. Common on moorland.

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

A large coarse fern (Pteridium aquilinum), often several feet high, with a widespread distribution. Common on *moorland

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Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 18 words.

A large coarse fern (Pteridium aquilinum), often several feet high, with a widespread distribution. Common on *moorland

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