verb (used with object), branned, bran·ning.
Origin of bran
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Examples from the Web for bran
Meanwhile, Bran Co. are moving north to the Wall, driven by one of Bran's visions.Game of Thrones’ ‘The Lion and the Rose’: Joffrey’s Demented, Shocking Royal Wedding|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead-Wright) may be one such person, given the level of rapport he has with his direwolf, Summer.
Three-Eyed Raven: A recurring motif in the dreams of Bran Stark that seems to point him towards an as-yet-undetermined path.
Since the events of the show began, the only Starks remaining at Winterfell are Bran and Rickon.
The wildling Osha (Natalia Tena), who is now in the service of Bran Stark, believes it means only one thing: dragons.
Bran may be fed for a change, and a little cotton seed or corn may be given, but sparingly.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
I had observed that our landlord wore, on that memorable morning, a pair of bran new velveteens instead of his ancient thicksets.Bride of Lammermoor|Sir Walter Scott
Go back to "C" Troop he would and did, and was proud of it, and her husband comforted her by saying "Bran" was a man at last.Under Fire|Charles King
Thu trouble is that you been feedin' him on bran mash when he's system was ahollerin' foh star-shavin's!The Song of the Wolf|Frank Mayer
The horse is to be fed sparingly on soft feed, bran mashes chiefly.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture
British Dictionary definitions for bran
Word Origin for bran
Word Origin and History for bran
c.1300, "the husk of wheat, barley, etc., separated from the flour after grinding," from Old French bren "bran, scurf, scales, feces" (12c., Modern French bran), perhaps connected with Gaulish *brenno- "manure," or with burn (v.). The word also was used 16c. in English for "dandruff flakes."