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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brank n.  Buckwheat. [Local, Eng.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brank, Branks, n.
 1. A sort of bridle with wooden side pieces. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
 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.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brank, v. i.
 1. To hold up and toss the head; -- applied to horses as spurning the bit. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
 2. To prance; to caper. [Scot.]