Meaning: food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
Meaning: broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
The king's gillies came to seek the bran, and they took the four sacks with them, and they emptied them before the horses.
"This is what I am thinking," said Conall, "since you are working every day for the king, you and your gillies could put myself and my sons into four sacks of bran."
William took his bugle proudly in one hand and his pistol (the glorious result of a dip in the bran tub at a school party) in the other, and, sternly denying themselves the pleasures of afternoon school, off the two set upon the road of romance and adventure.