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braw

[braw, brah] /brɔ, brɑ/
adjective, Scot. and North England
1.
fine or fine-looking; excellent.
2.
finely dressed; dressed in a splendid or gaudy fashion.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; variant of brave
Related forms
brawly, brawlie, brawlis, brawlys
[braw-lis, brah-] /ˈbrɔ lɪs, ˈbrɑ-/ (Show IPA),
adverb
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braw

/brɔː; brɑː/
adjective
1.
fine or excellent, esp in appearance or dress
plural noun
2.
best clothes
Derived Forms
brawly, adverb
Word Origin
C16: Scottish variant of brave
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Word Origin and History for brawest

braw

Scottish formation and pronunciation of brave.

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