And then, after some hours' travelling, we came to the braes and I saw again the long rambling house amid the trees.
Tell him he ought no' stay so long frae the braes o' Ulster.
Of course, yes—Maxwelton's braes are bonny—um—um—um—um—um—yes, oh yes.
He has at least 30,000 sheep on his vast tracks of moorland on the braes of Lochaber.
The last that encamped in the braes of Locharkeig, seeing what they believed to be a boat on the side of the loch, sent a party.
You will not accept the invitation to go to the braes yourself, then?
Our gleemen now stepped into the breach with "Ye Banks and braes," and we left the station amid cheers.
These banks and braes of Doon, of a bright day in May, are eloquent enough for anybody.
In fancy he was away on the braes, in the shy sun and wild wet of April weather.
What dear little glens, what "banks and braes" for the fairies.
"steep slope," in northern England especially "the sides of a hill," early 14c., from Scottish, "slope, river bank," from Old Norse bra "eyelash," cognate with Old English bræw "eyelid," German Braue "eyebrow" (see brow). "The word must have passed through the sense of 'eye-brow' to 'brow of a hill', supercilium (cf. OE. eaghill 'eye-hill'=eyebrow)" [OED].