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

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Examples

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Fishing in the Danger Zone

  • 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.

    Fishing in the Danger Zone

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • 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 .

    November 2006

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  • (pl. noun) - Copper money.

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

    January 14, 2018