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araby

araby
(n.) The country of Arabia.

arace

arace
(v. t.) To tear up by the roots; to draw away.

araks

araks
Any of various strong liquors distilled from the fermented sap of toddy palms or from fermented molasses

arara

arara
(n.) The palm (or great black) cockatoo, of Australia (Microglossus aterrimus).

arawn

arawn
Celtic deity who was the lord of Annwfn (the other world or the land of fairies)

brace

brace
(n.) That which holds anything tightly or supports it firmly; a bandage or a prop.
(n.) A cord, ligament, or rod, for producing or maintaining tension, as a cord on the side of a drum.
(n.) The state of being braced or tight; tension.
(n.) A piece of material used to transmit, or change the direction of, weight or pressure; any one of the pieces, in a frame or truss, which divide the structure into triangular parts. It may act as a tie, or as a strut, and serves to prevent distortion of the structure, and transverse strains in its members. A boiler brace is a diagonal stay, connecting the head with the shell.
(n.) A vertical curved line connecting two or more words or lines, which are to be taken together; thus, boll, bowl; or, in music, used to connect staves.
(n.) A rope reeved through a block at the end of a yard, by which the yard is moved horizontally; also, a rudder gudgeon.
(n.) A curved instrument or handle of iron or wood, for holding and turning bits, etc.; a bitstock.
(n.) A pair; a couple; as, a brace of ducks; now rarely applied to persons, except familiarly or with some contempt.
(n.) Straps or bands to sustain trousers; suspenders.
(n.) Harness; warlike preparation.
(n.) Armor for the arm; vantbrace.
(n.) The mouth of a shaft.
(v. i.) To get tone or vigor; to rouse one's energies; -- with up.
(v. t.) To furnish with braces; to support; to prop; as, to brace a beam in a building.
(v. t.) To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen; as, to brace the nerves.
(v. t.) To bind or tie closely; to fasten tightly.
(v. t.) To place in a position for resisting pressure; to hold firmly; as, he braced himself against the crowd.
(v. t.) To move around by means of braces; as, to brace the yards.

brach

brach
(n.) A bitch of the hound kind.

brack

brack
(n.) An opening caused by the parting of any solid body; a crack or breach; a flaw.
(n.) Salt or brackish water.

bract

bract
(n.) A leaf, usually smaller than the true leaves of a plant, from the axil of which a flower stalk arises.
(n.) Any modified leaf, or scale, on a flower stalk or at the base of a flower.

brady

brady
United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his extravagant lifestyle (1856-1917)
United States pioneer photographer famous for his portraits; was the official Union photographer for the American Civil War (1823-1896)

braga

braga
An ancient city in northern Portugal

bragg

bragg
Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)

bragi

bragi
(Norse mythology) god of poetry and music; son of Odin

brags

brags
An instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
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brahe

brahe
Danish astronomer whose observations of the planets provided the basis for Kepler's laws of planetary motion (1546-1601)

braid

braid
(n.) A plait, band, or narrow fabric formed by intertwining or weaving together different strands.
(n.) A narrow fabric, as of wool, silk, or linen, used for binding, trimming, or ornamenting dresses, etc.
(n.) A quick motion; a start.
(n.) A fancy; freak; caprice.
(v. i.) To start; to awake.
(v. t.) To weave, interlace, or entwine together, as three or more strands or threads; to form into a braid; to plait.
(v. t.) To mingle, or to bring to a uniformly soft consistence, by beating, rubbing, or straining, as in some culinary operations.
(v. t.) To reproach. [Obs.] See Upbraid.
(v. t.) Deceitful.

brail

brail
(n.) A thong of soft leather to bind up a hawk's wing.
(n.) Ropes passing through pulleys, and used to haul in or up the leeches, bottoms, or corners of sails, preparatory to furling.
(n.) A stock at each end of a seine to keep it stretched.
(v. t.) To haul up by the brails; -- used with up; as, to brail up a sail.

brain

brain
(n.) The whitish mass of soft matter (the center of the nervous system, and the seat of consciousness and volition) which is inclosed in the cartilaginous or bony cranium of vertebrate animals. It is simply the anterior termination of the spinal cord, and is developed from three embryonic vesicles, whose cavities are connected with the central canal of the cord; the cavities of the vesicles become the central cavities, or ventricles, and the walls thicken unequally and become the three segments, the fore-, mid-, and hind-brain.
(n.) The anterior or cephalic ganglion in insects and other invertebrates.
(n.) The organ or seat of intellect; hence, the understanding.
(n.) The affections; fancy; imagination.
(v. t.) To dash out the brains of; to kill by beating out the brains. Hence, Fig.: To destroy; to put an end to; to defeat.
(v. t.) To conceive; to understand.

brake

brake
Imp. of Break.
Of Break
(n.) A fern of the genus Pteris, esp. the P. aquilina, common in almost all countries. It has solitary stems dividing into three principal branches. Less properly: Any fern.
(n.) A thicket; a place overgrown with shrubs and brambles, with undergrowth and ferns, or with canes.
(v. t.) An instrument or machine to break or bruise the woody part of flax or hemp so that it may be separated from the fiber.
(v. t.) An extended handle by means of which a number of men can unite in working a pump, as in a fire engine.
(v. t.) A baker's kneading though.
(v. t.) A sharp bit or snaffle.
(v. t.) A frame for confining a refractory horse while the smith is shoeing him; also, an inclosure to restrain cattle, horses, etc.
(v. t.) That part of a carriage, as of a movable battery, or engine, which enables it to turn.
(v. t.) An ancient engine of war analogous to the crossbow and ballista.
(v. t.) A large, heavy harrow for breaking clods after plowing; a drag.
(v. t.) A piece of mechanism for retarding or stopping motion by friction, as of a carriage or railway car, by the pressure of rubbers against the wheels, or of clogs or ratchets against the track or roadway, or of a pivoted lever against a wheel or drum in a machine.
(v. t.) An apparatus for testing the power of a steam engine, or other motor, by weighing the amount of friction that the motor will overcome; a friction brake.
(v. t.) A cart or carriage without a body, used in breaking in horses.
(v. t.) An ancient instrument of torture.

braky

braky
(a.) Full of brakes; abounding with brambles, shrubs, or ferns; rough; thorny.

brama

brama
(n.) type genus of the Bramidae
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