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brashy

[brash-ee] /ˈbræʃ i/
adjective, brashier, brashiest.
1.
2.
Scot. and North England Dialect, showery.
Origin of brashy
1795-1805
1795-1805; brash + -y1
Related forms
brashiness, noun
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  • Cornbrash, so called from its 'brashy' or rubbly nature, an earthy oolite yielding fair land for corn.

  • The ground was brashy and very poor, and consequently I determined to clear the boxes and put the whole of the manure upon it.

    Mushroom Culture W. Robinson
  • The lower limbs are brashy and bare of bark, and the ones above are leafless and gnarled, although alive.

British Dictionary definitions for brashy

brashy

/ˈbræʃɪ/
adjective brashier, brashiest
1.
loosely fragmented; rubbishy
2.
(of timber) brittle
Derived Forms
brashiness, noun
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