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brent

[brent] /brɛnt/
noun, Chiefly British.
1.
Also called brent goose.

Brent

[brent] /brɛnt/
noun
1.
Margaret, 1600?–1671? U.S. colonial landowner, born in England: regarded as an early feminist.
2.
a borough of Greater London, England.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Suppose I allowed Mr. brent to make love to me, as he's very willing to do, would you be sufficiently interested to compete.

    A Modern Chronicle, Complete Winston Churchill
  • We never had a day's trouble with Mr. brent, who understood his business.

    Floyd Grandon's Honor Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • brent heard all this in silence, and remained for a time in further silence.

    In the Mayor's Parlour J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  • The death of Mrs. brent paved the way for the hero's subsequent troubles.

  • brent, watching and listening with speculative curiosity, felt Tansley touch his arm.

    In the Mayor's Parlour J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
British Dictionary definitions for brent

Brent

/brɛnt/
noun
1.
a borough of NW Greater London. Pop: 267 800 (2003 est). Area: 44 sq km (17 sq miles)
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