red brass

red brass

noun
an alloy of from 77 to 86 percent copper with the balance zinc; Mannheim gold.

Origin:
1830–40

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red brass

noun
brass with enough copper to give it a reddish tint; used for plumbing pipe and other brass hardware and in cheap jewelry 
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