from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A spotted European freshwater fish Sander lucioperca, resembling a perch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A spotted European fish of the genus Lucioperca, resembling a perch.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of the European bass.
- n. See brass.
To be precise, a French brasse was six pieds du roi, or 1.06575 English fathoms, which equaled six English feet.
You will never have post in your pocket unless you have brasse on your plate.
Moi qui suis toujours revolté par tout sans vraiment non plus jouer le rebel et qui suis d'origine tres posé meme quand je suis enervé, je deviens un truc qui brasse de l'air ...
I am flesh and blood, as they are, not made of brasse or iron, and therefore subject to womens frailty. would thou shouldest know it husband, and I tell it thee in good earnest;
“Was not Anubis with his long nose of gold preferred before Neptune, whose STATURE was but brasse?”
This boxe when opened was found to carry som manner of brasse plate & suche as I will nott name herein save that Dee hath the same at his house in Mortlake, as I have seen with mine own eyes.
Hereupon a certain Dominican Frier, determining to make trial of the matter, caused a brasse kettle, & an iron chain to be made: afterward ascending to the top of the hill with 4. other
And after this, they began to discharge the smal pieces of brasse, beginning with the smallest and so orderly bigger and bigger, vntill the last and biggest.
I haue bene in one of the monasteries called Troietes,222 which is walled about with bricke very strongly like a castle, and much ordinance of brasse vpon the walles of the same.
The Bulsha Dworaney or chiefe horsemen, haue euery man a small drum of brasse at his saddle bowe, which he striketh when he giueth the charge, or onset.