brocket

(redirected from Brocken)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Brocken: dictionary, Brocken spectre
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to brocket

small South American deer with unbranched antlers

male red deer in its second year

References in periodicals archive ?
A brocken spectre is created when a person stands above the upper surface of a cloud with the sun behind them.
Includes all rail and coach travel from London St Pancras International, accommodation with Maritim Hotels, excursions to Unesco sites Goslar and Quedlinburg, a steamhauled journey on the heritage Brocken Railway and a journey on the Selke Valley narrow gauge railway.
Sightseeing tour of Berlin and tour of Potsdam; walking tour of Goslar; journey on the Brocken steam railway; visits to Quedlinburg and Luther's Wittenberg ?
If you haven't brought a broom, the best way to reach Brocken's summit is by narrow gauge steam railway.
There are lots of different climatic phenomena like the Brocken spectre and fogbows, but it does look amazing and is unique," he added.
THEMED TRAVEL * GERMANY BY RAIL: Ffestiniog Travel (01766 772 030) offers return rail journey ex-London Sept 29 to Brussels and Cologne for pounds 810 for gala steam train event at medieval town of Wernigerode and breathtaking climb on steam Heritage train up the Brocken.
Earlier this year, he won the February Stakes, a Grade One race, aboard Success Brocken.
Le Havre earned an RPR of 119 for his victory in the Prix du Jockey-Club, while Midships ran to a career-best of 120 when winning the Grade 1 Charles Whittingham Memorial Handicap at Hollywood Park..1 Well Armed (US) 128 2 Big City Man (Saudi) 124 Rachel Alexandra (US) 4 Zenyatta (US) 123 5 Fabulous Strike (US) 122 Summer Bird (US) Two Step Salsa (UAE) 8 Albertus Maximus (US) 121 Einstein (US) Friesan Fire (US) Gayego (UAE) Mine That Bird (US) Success Brocken (Jap) Dirt/all-weather 1 Gladiatorus (UAE) 129 2 J J The Jet Plane (SA) 126 3 Sacred Kingdom (HK) 125 4 Ask (GB) 124 Deep Sky (Jap) Paco Boy (GB) Sea The Stars (Ire) Vodka (Jap) Youmzain (GB) 10 Duncan (GB) 123 Turf TOP PERFORMERS 2009
Mike Brocken, course leader and senior lecturer in popular music at Liverpool Hope University, said: "There have been over 8,000 books about The Beatles but there has never been serious academic study and that is what we are going to address.
Asked how a postgraduate course could help people gain employment as the credit crunch continues to cut jobs, Mr Brocken said: "I think any MA equips people with extra study and research skills.
In fact, Cooper's masterful synopsis of the various cultural meanings of the history and legends surrounding the Brocken (the highest peak of the Harz mountains in central Germany and the geographic center of Walpurgis Night celebrations in modern sources) legitimizes his ambitious claims regarding the poet's and composer's intents by outlining the subtle meanings of the history of Walpurgis Night in Germany and explaining their significance to the society of Goethe's and Mendelssohn's generations.
Michael Brocken. Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.
Inspired by centuries-old folk legends about broomstick-flying witches who gathered once a year atop Germany's Brocken Mountain, "They Were Wrong So We Drowned" is the Liars' creepy interpretation - in music, sound effects and words - of a struggle between witches and terrified Christian villagers who drowned innocent young girls suspected of witchcraft.
Sir Bobby Robson will fully understand the threat liable to be posed by the likes of Runar Normann, Tommy Edvardsen and David Brocken in this evening's Uefa Cup showdown.