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Braine

[breyn]
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noun
  1. John Gerard,1922–86, English novelist.
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Historical Examples

  • “Where are the men who were following me,” he said, and Mr Braine smiled.

    The Rajah of Dah

    George Manville Fenn

  • The rajah listened to the answers, and then said something eagerly to Mr Braine.

    The Rajah of Dah

    George Manville Fenn

  • Mr Braine started, looked at his cigar, which was out, and proceeded to relight it.

    The Rajah of Dah

    George Manville Fenn

  • “Well, we will soon relieve their anxiety,” replied Mr Braine.

    The Rajah of Dah

    George Manville Fenn

  • “You are speaking without conviction, Braine,” said Murray, sternly.

    The Rajah of Dah

    George Manville Fenn


British Dictionary definitions for braine

Braine

noun
  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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