(Bray), n. [OE. braye, brey, brew, eyebrow, brow of a hill, hill, bank, Scot. bra, brae, bray, fr.
AS. brw eyebrow, influenced by the allied Icel. br eyebrow, bank, also akin to AS. br yebrow. See
Brow.] A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling. [North of Eng. &
(Bray"er) n. An implement for braying and spreading ink in hand printing.
(Bray"er), n. One that brays like an ass. Pope.
(Bray"ing), a. Making a harsh noise; blaring. "Braying trumpets." Shak.
(Braze) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Brazed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Brazing.] [F. braser to solder, fr. Icel.
brasa to harden by fire. Cf. Brass.]
1. To solder with hard solder, esp. with an alloy of copper and zinc; as, to braze the seams of a copper
2. To harden. "Now I am brazes to it." Shak.
(Braze) v. t. [AS. bræsian, fr. bræs brass. See Brass.] To cover or ornament with brass. Chapman.
(Bra"zen) a. [OE. brasen, AS. bræsen. See Brass.]
1. Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass.
2. Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass.
3. Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance.
Brazen age. (a) (Myth.) The age of war and lawlessness which succeeded the silver age. (b) (Archæol.)
See under Bronze. Brazen sea (Jewish Antiq.), a large laver of brass, placed in Solomon's
temple for the use of the priests.
(Bra"zen), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brazened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Brazening.] To carry through impudently
or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through.
Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to be a good deal more
(Bra"zen-browed`) a. Shamelessly impudent. Sir T. Browne.
(Bra"zen*face`) n. An impudent or shameless person. "Well said, brazenface; hold it out."
(Bra"zen*faced`) a. Impudent; shameless.
(Bra"zen*ly) adv. In a bold, impudent manner.
(Bra"zen*ness) n. The quality or state of being brazen. Johnson.
(Bra"zier) n. Same as Brasier.
(||Braz`i*let"to) n. [Cf. Pg. & Sp. brasilete, It. brasiletto.] See Brazil wood.
Brazilian pebble. See Pebble, n., 2.
(Bra*zil"ian) a. Of or pertaining to Brazil. n. A native or an inhabitant of Brazil.