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[breen] /brin/
a deep brownish green.
of a deep brownish green.
Origin of breen
blend of brown and green Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Mr. breen's kin to them New York folks, and so is Mrs. Minott.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • Not once did Job Haskers mention that he owed Mrs. breen any money.

    Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer
  • Mrs. breen immediately informed them that Mr. Coaten had called earlier in the afternoon and expected to return again.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • He did not wish the Mrs. breen affair to become public property.

    Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer
  • Neither Ted nor Rhoda seemed hungry, and Mrs. breen immediately called attention to their lack of appetite.

    The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt
  • You have not told anybody of this—this—er—affair of Mrs. breen?

    Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer
  • There was no resource but to invite her with them, and Dr. breen was finding her first patient in this unexpected guest.

    Dr. Breen's Practice William Dean Howells
  • Here breen lifted the cup to his lips and as quickly put it down.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • "You will find a great change in your surroundings, Mr. breen," he had said.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith
  • It was Chateau of something-or-other, and of some year, but breen was too wise to correct him.

    Peter F. Hopkinson Smith

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