- a creek in SE Pennsylvania and N Delaware: British defeat of the Americans 1777.
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Historical Examples of brandywine
I now inquired for the Brandywine, but found she had sailed for the Mediterranean.Ned Myers
James Fenimore Cooper
He read from his own poem, "The Wagoner," a description of the battle of Brandywine.The Citizen-Soldier
After several skirmishes, the two armies met upon the banks of the Brandywine.
He arrived in time to fight in the battle of the Brandywine.Washington and his Comrades in Arms
We have navvy for navigator, brandy for brandywine, from Du.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)