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Definitions of: BRIEF

brief
(a.) Short in duration.
(a.) Concise; terse; succinct.
(a.) Rife; common; prevalent.
(a.) A short concise writing or letter; a statement in few words.
(a.) An epitome.
(a.) An abridgment or concise statement of a client's case, made out for the instruction of counsel in a trial at law. This word is applied also to a statement of the heads or points of a law argument.
(a.) A writ; a breve. See Breve, n., 2.
(adv.) Briefly.
(adv.) Soon; quickly.
(n.) A writ issuing from the chancery, directed to any judge ordinary, commanding and authorizing that judge to call a jury to inquire into the case, and upon their verdict to pronounce sentence.
(n.) A letter patent, from proper authority, authorizing a collection or charitable contribution of money in churches, for any public or private purpose.
(v. t.) To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to brief pleadings.

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fibre
fibre
(n.) One of the delicate, threadlike portions of which the tissues of plants and animals are in part constituted; as, the fiber of flax or of muscle.
(n.) Any fine, slender thread, or threadlike substance; as, a fiber of spun glass; especially, one of the slender rootlets of a plant.
(n.) Sinew; strength; toughness; as, a man of real fiber.
(n.) A general name for the raw material, such as cotton, flax, hemp, etc., used in textile manufactures.
A tough vegetable fiber used as a substitute for bristles in making brushes. The piassava and the ixtle are both used under this name.