After Mr. brazer's death the store was moved across the street, where it still remains, forming the ell of Gerrish's block.
brazer refused at first; but, after a bit, agreed to let Standish keep the dog for a time.
Mr. brazer's establishment, which was known as a "variety store," came in for the best part of this trade.
"to expose to the action of fire," 1580s, perhaps from French braser "to solder," in Old French, "to burn," related to brese "embers" (see braise). Related: Brazed; brazing.
"to make of or cover in brass," Old English brasian "to do work in brass, make of brass," from bræs (see brass). Cf. glaze from glass.