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branny

[bran-ee]
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adjective, bran·ni·er, bran·ni·est.
  1. of, containing, or like bran.

Origin of branny

First recorded in 1525–35; bran + -y1
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Examples from the Web for branny

Historical Examples

  • Branny named, one by one, the rest of the Trustees, all persons of importance.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • After tea Branny told them all very gravely that this must be her last visit.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • If you don't mind, Branny, I think we'll go off somewhere— by ourselves.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • After a few days, a scurf or branny scales will begin to form on the skin.

  • Not only did they contain a minimum of branny and fibrous matters, but they were also the driest that could be found.


branny in Medicine

branny

(brănē)
adj.
  1. Resembling broken layers of small husklike scales.
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