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  • noun Plural form of brown.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of browns.


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  • Still, by relating those colours he has seen to each other he might be able to develop an understanding of the colourspace inside his head, an understanding that the reddishness of certain browns is a constituent feature as is the yellowishness of other browns, the bluishness of certain greys.

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  • LadyLydiaSpeaks said ... when I took mine out of school, the low cut tops had not hit yet, but there was an awful, dowdy look worn by female teachers, of stretch pants with ugly tops, usually in browns and grays.

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  • We headed up into the mountains to a place I had never been before but had heard great stories of 18in browns in small water.

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  • Painted in browns and grays and sparked by sudden fires, Spaceman Blues is a literary retro-pulp science-fiction-mystery-superhero novel, the debut of a true voice of the future, and a cult classic in the making

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  • The only way anything ever browns is to use the broiler — well as you can imagine broiling cookies is a tricky business.

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  • Boots are an excellent all-year-round choice - Questra and Dianna Ferrari both make excellent leather lace up ankle boots in browns and blacks.

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  • The Pollock, a densely tangled composition in browns and yellows, is unusually large, measuring about 4 by 8 feet, and was painted on fiberboard .

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  • Growth rates for both are excellent, and the state's one-fish, 20-inch minimum length on browns is producing some eye-popping fish.


  • Besides apes, elephants, dogs, and other pets, there are some fine jungle-fowls, a pheasant, a "fire-back," I think, and an argus pheasant of glorious beauty; but glorious is not quite the word either, for the hundred-eyed feathers of its tail are painted rather in browns than colors.

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  • Yes | No | Report from troutslayer wrote 32 weeks 3 days ago what we do to catch big browns is slide a slip sinker onto your line and attach a barrel swivel, then attach a 6-10 inch leader to the other end of the swivel and use a floating rapala in a trout pattern. then just jig it like you do with a jig. the weight sinks the lure but the lure will float off the bottom, imitating an injured fish. this works awesome for big fish in my area.

    i herd about a 20+ pounder in a resevor that not many people no about that has tons of small to meddum size trout and small bull


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    --Ducange Angelicus's The Vulgar Tongue: Two Glossaries of Slang, Cant, and Flash Words and Phrases, 1857

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