Definitions

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

  • n. Articles made from brass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Articles made from brass, treated as a group

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Things made of brass; brazen utensils.

Etymologies

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brass +‎ -ware

Examples

  • The Jacuzzi bathroom collection includes whirlpool baths, shower enclosures, bathroom suites, brassware, furniture and accessories and is sold exclusively through specialist bathroom retailers throughout the UK.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • To turn your shower into a real bonding experience, install the Balance two-headed brassware shower (£6,362; CP Hart).

    The Good Life

  • In these crumbling, crowded streets outside the Old City, which UNESCO lists as a World Heritage site, artisans and merchants make and sell anything from farm tools to copper ornaments, brassware and carpets, just as in generations past.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • I usually like my bibimbap in dolsot (stone pot) because i can enjoy 누룽지 (scorched rice crispy on the botton of the pot), but the bibimbap in the traditional shiny brassware looks nice, isn't it? posted by grilled_aubergine @ 11:03 PM

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • The drawing-room was a cool, light-coloured room with lime-washed walls a yard thick; it was large, but seemed smaller than it was, because of a litter of occasional tables and Benares brassware ornaments.

    Burmese Days

  • Trichanopoli cigars and brassware, beaten and benoris and that sort of thing.

    Orwell: Wintry Conscience of a Generation

  • His sword, too, was old, but the leather scabbard's exquisite brassware at the throat and tip was in gleaming condition.

    Soul of the Fire

  • But amid all the silks and hangings and pillows and tapers and coffers and brassware, there in the center of the foyer, in a Lucite case atop an onyx pedestal, lit from an unknown source by a single glowing spot of light, was a single icon.

    Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves

  • Out of sheer perversity Rachel attempted to bore him by wandering in and out of every store, not caring whether it was a silversmith or a boutique, whether it sold copper and brassware or colorful Mexican pottery.

    Separate Cabins

  • Oh, I have some for twenty or twenty-five, but only because the brassware comes from Germany.

    Centennial

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