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  • n. Plural form of brazier.


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  • But now she saw bits of people everywhere, eyes in the columns, too, hands, and feet, and the tables, she saw, had human legs, and the braziers were the bottom halves of people, with their open bellies full of fire.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • The braziers were the size of warrior's shields, mounted on black metal tripods.


  • "We're the bitches of the First World," said Horace, his own eyes braziers of delight.

    Excerpt: The Ask by Sam Lipsyte

  • They shiver in their silk and damask gowns and sway as close as they can to the tall braziers glowing with coals set to either side of my chair.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • They see angry shouting Steve Hedley-style pickets at every station, braziers at every street corner, and such general industrial unrest that there is a run on the pound and a broken and dejected Coalition government is obliged to sue for peace and throw its policies into reverse.

    Conservative conference live - Monday 4 October

  • (Singing) No groupies throwing, tease our braziers.

    A Jazz Musician In 'The Twilight Of A Mediocre Career'

  • The cold of the night was dispelled by a hundred coal braziers in the open air, smoking gently with the warm perfume of aloewood.

    Shadow Princess

  • But here, the sound of her feet was softened in the deep nap of Persian carpets, and, despite the blistering September night, coal braziers burned faintly, heating the air.

    Shadow Princess

  • They heard the rattle of rocks of spent coal as the braziers were emptied, filled again, and lit.

    Shadow Princess

  • The nights were still cool this early in the year, and coal braziers wrought in gold and silver filigree were dispersed around the bed, their warmth enough for Shah Jahan to require only a sheet to cover him.

    Shadow Princess


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