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brashy

[ brash-ee ]
/ ˈbræʃ i /
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adjective, brash·i·er, brash·i·est.
Scot. and North England Dialect. showery.
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Origin of brashy

First recorded in 1795–1805; brash + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM brashy

brash·i·ness, noun
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How to use brashy in a sentence

  • The ice proved brashy, soft to each step, and the men slithered through the water up to the armpits as they carried the canoes.

    The "Adventurers of England" on Hudson Bay|Agnes C. (Agnes Christina) Laut
  • The ground was brashy and very poor, and consequently I determined to clear the boxes and put the whole of the manure upon it.

    Mushroom Culture|W. Robinson
  • Cornbrash, so called from its 'brashy' or rubbly nature, an earthy oolite yielding fair land for corn.

  • The lower limbs are brashy and bare of bark, and the ones above are leafless and gnarled, although alive.

British Dictionary definitions for brashy

brashy
/ (ˈbræʃɪ) /

adjective brashier or brashiest
loosely fragmented; rubbishy
(of timber) brittle

Derived forms of brashy

brashiness, noun
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