Usage examples for brittle

  1. The sticks, brittle with the cold weather, broke under his strong fingers; patiently he inserted others or strengthened the cracking pieces with string. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  2. They tried it and merely succeeded in making the product still more brittle. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  3. Them old trees is awful brittle. – The Life of Nancy by Sarah Orne Jewett