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brazier1

[brey-zher] /ˈbreɪ ʒər/
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
1680-1690
1680-90; earlier brasier < F. See braise, -er2

brazier2

[brey-zher] /ˈbreɪ ʒər/
noun
1.
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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British Dictionary definitions for braziers

brazier1

/ˈbreɪzɪə/
noun
1.
a person engaged in brass-working or brass-founding
Derived Forms
braziery, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Old English bræsian to work in brass + -er1

brazier2

/ˈbreɪzɪə/
noun
1.
a portable metal receptacle for burning charcoal or coal, used for cooking, heating, etc
Word Origin
C17: from French brasier, from braise live coals; see braise
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Word Origin and History for braziers

brazier

n.

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

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