a medium greenish blue.
one of a French breed of large spaniels developed as a game pointer, having a reddish-brown and white or orange and white coat.
having hardness and rigidity but little tensile strength; breaking readily with a comparatively smooth fracture, as glass. easily damaged or destroyed; fragile; frail: a brittle marriage. lacking warmth, sensitivity, or compassion; aloof; self-centered: a self-possessed, cool, and rather brittle person. having a sharp, tense quality: a brittle tone of voice. unstable or impermanent; evanescent. a […]
noun the nontechnical name for osteogenesis imperfecta
brittle bones Historical Examples Hope Hathaway Frances Parker McClure’s Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 6, October, 1908 Various Balsamo, The Magician Alexander Dumas