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brashy

[brash-ee]
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adjective, brash·i·er, brash·i·est.
  1. brash.
  2. Scot. and North England Dialect. showery.
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Origin of brashy

First recorded in 1795–1805; brash + -y1
Related formsbrash·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for brashy

Historical Examples

  • Cornbrash, so called from its 'brashy' or rubbly nature, an earthy oolite yielding fair land for corn.

    The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3

    Various

  • The lower limbs are brashy and bare of bark, and the ones above are leafless and gnarled, although alive.

  • The ground was brashy and very poor, and consequently I determined to clear the boxes and put the whole of the manure upon it.

    Mushroom Culture

    W. Robinson


British Dictionary definitions for brashy

brashy

adjective brashier or brashiest
  1. loosely fragmented; rubbishy
  2. (of timber) brittle
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Derived Formsbrashiness, noun
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