[ braird ]
/ brɛərd /
the first sprouts or shoots of grass, corn, or other crops; new growth.
verb (used without object)
(of a crop or a seed) to sprout; appear above the ground.
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Origin of braird
1400–50; late Middle English breird, variant of brerd a sprout, to sprout, Old English brerd edge, top; akin to brad
Words nearby braird
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Example sentences from the Web for braird
Somewhere about twelve days after the sowing the shoots appear above ground, when the “braird” is about four inches high.The Khedive's Country|George Manville Fenn
The standing bush keeps frost off the braird, which could not look better.