brazier

brazier

1 [brey-zher]
noun
1.
a metal receptacle for holding live coals or other fuel, as for heating a room.
2.
a simple cooking device consisting of a container of live coals covered by a grill or thin metal top upon which the food, usually meat, is placed.
Also, brasier.


Origin:
1680–90; earlier brasier < F. See braise, -er2

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brazier

2 [brey-zher]
noun
a person who makes articles of brass.
Also, brasier.


Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English brasier, equivalent to Old English bræsi(an) to work in brass + -er -er1

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brazier or brasier1 (ˈbreɪzɪə)
 
n
a person engaged in brass-working or brass-founding
 
[C14: from Old English bræsian to work in brass + -er1]
 
brasier or brasier1
 
n
 
[C14: from Old English bræsian to work in brass + -er1]
 
'braziery or brasier1
 
n

brazier or brasier2 (ˈbreɪzɪə)
 
n
a portable metal receptacle for burning charcoal or coal, used for cooking, heating, etc
 
[C17: from French brasier, from braise live coals; see braise]
 
brasier or brasier2
 
n
 
[C17: from French brasier, from braise live coals; see braise]

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brazier
"metal container to hold burning coals," 1680s, from Fr. brasier "pan of hot coals," from O.Fr. brasier, from brese "embers" (see braise).
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