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  • n. Obsolete form of bravado.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Bravado.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as bravado.

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Examples

  • The steward departed without replying to this bravade, otherwise than by a dark look of scorn.

    The Abbot

  • But that posture could be carried to excess and become bravade, or bravado.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Montmorency was struck with Du Bourg's boldness, and exclaimed, "Vous faictes la bravade."

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • ` ` Get thy wounds healed, purvey thee a better horse, and it may be I will hold it worth my while to scourge out of thee this boyish spirit of bravade. ''

    Ivanhoe

  • "Get thy wounds healed, purvey thee a better horse, and it may be I will hold it worth my while to scourge out of thee this boyish spirit of bravade."

    Ivanhoe. A Romance

  • ‘N’es-tu pas le Beowulf qui essaya ses forces à la nage sur la mer immense avec Breca quand, par bravade, vous avez tenté les flots et que vous avez follement hasardé votre vie dans l’eau profonde?

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

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