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Definition of bran tub in English:

noun

British
A lucky dip in which the hidden items are buried in bran.
Example sentences
  • The Big Ranch shoves a hand into the musical bran tub and comes up with something reminiscent of The Band.
  • Who knows how she chooses her TV scripts - by herself, through an agent or by pulling contracts out of a bran tub - but the projects have been bafflingly poor.
  • In the bran tub of languages that is the ‘foreign’ chunk of my brain, you frequently end up with a little linguistic surprise.

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