[ breyn ]

  1. John Gerard, 1922–86, English novelist.

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How to use Braine in a sentence

  • Vendome, finding himself anticipated, fell back to Braine le Leude without firing a shot.

    The Cornet of Horse | G. A. Henty
  • They cleared the town of Braine and the high ground beyond it of strong hostile detachments.

    1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • I have sifted out for other mens sakes the flower of my fancye, that I have left nothing but the branne in my Braine.

    Narcissus | Unknown
  • Then swept forward the second battle of the Marne, and Braine was liberated in September.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals | Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • Far away at Braine l'Alleud a vivid streak of gold has rent the bank of heavy clouds.

    The Bronze Eagle | Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy

British Dictionary definitions for Braine


/ (breɪn) /

  1. John (Gerard). 1922–86, English novelist, whose works include Room at the Top (1957) and Life at the Top (1962)

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