Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete spelling of brace.

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Examples

  • He sent us every day a brase or two of fat Bucks, Conies, Hares, Fish and best of the world.

    The First Voyage to Roanoke. 1584.

  • He sent vs euery day a brase or two of fat Bucks, Conies,

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation. Vol. XIII. America. Part II.

  • So Yup and Huh, sit back and brase yourselves for what is about to be revealed.

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  • Oh! -- and I speak out of later knowledge -- Heaven forefend me from the most of the average run of male humans who are not good fellows, the ones cold of heart and cold of head who don't smoke, drink, or swear, or do much of anything else that is brase, and resentful, and stinging, because in their feeble fibres there has never been the stir and prod of life to well over its boundaries and be devilish and daring.

    Chapter 13

  • *puts on neck brase an limps awai dialin sellfone*

    I swearz ta tells twoof an nuttin but - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • Oh! -- and I speak out of later knowledge -- Heaven forefend me from the most of the average run of male humans who are not good fellows, the ones cold of heart and cold of head who don't smoke, drink, or swear, or do much of anything else that is brase, and resentful, and stinging, because in their feeble fibres there has never been the stir and prod of life to well over its boundaries and be devilish and daring.

    Chapter XIII

  • Oh! -- and I speak out of later knowledge -- Heaven forefend me from the most of the average run of male humans who are not good fellows, the ones cold of heart and cold of head who don't smoke, drink, or swear, or do much of anything else that is brase, and resentful, and stinging, because in their feeble fibres there has never been the stir and prod of life to well over its boundaries and be devilish and daring.

    John Barleycorn

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