from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who makes brass articles.
- n. A metal pan for holding burning coals or charcoal.
- n. A cooking device consisting of a charcoal or electric heating source over which food is grilled.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An upright standing or hanging metal bowl used for holding burning coal for a source of light or heat.
- n. A worker in brass.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as brasier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An artificer who works in brass.
- n. An open pan for burning charcoal, used especially for heating rooms in southern and eastern countries, such as Italy, China, Japan, etc.
- n. A name used on the northern coast of Ireland for the common sea-bream, pagellus centrodontus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times
And without the game, thousands of youths would still be holding on to the misconception that a brazier is a support undergarment.
( "And the Nebula goes to ...":: rotates brand in brazier of hot coals::) It would certainly make losing the award a lot more palatable.
Mr Abney was sprinkling some incense on the brazier from a round silver box as Stephen passed, but did not seem to notice his step.
The brazier was a beautiful thing, a credit to the smith who made it; on three braced legs like saplings, the fire-basket a trellis of vine-leaves.
It is burned in a metal or earthen dish called a brazier, and a double handful may last a family a whole day.
Mixed with the charcoal in the brazier are a few coals of soft white pine, which when burnt look exactly like charcoal.
She was then dining alone, and her solitary dinner had been brought in from somewhere, over a kind of brazier with a fire in it, and she had no company or prospect of company, that I could see, but the old man who had brought it.
A worker in iron we call a 'brazier'; and it is on the same principle that Ganymede is described as the 'wine-server' of
Beside the brazier was a tube of red"Maya's own blood, still in the syringe.
A missionary who visited a tenement in the Five Points reported coming across an “old Sambo over his brazier of coals.”