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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a brain. Often used in combination: small-brained reptiles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a particular kind or brain, as described by the word with which this term is combined, usually figuratively.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of brain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Supplied with brains.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with brains: used chiefly in composition: as, crack-brained; harebrained.
  • [Pp. of brain, v.] Having the brains knocked or dashed out; killed by a blow which breaks the skull.

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