- a band made up principally of brass wind instruments.
Origin of brass band
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Historical Examples of brass band
The day began with music by the brass-band, from the roof of the presidencia.In Indian Mexico (1908)
It isn't safe, sir, to hunt Indians with an animal that carries a brass-band attachment.Last of the Great Scouts
Helen Cody Wetmore
The "brass-band" promoter, be it understood, is therefore not without honor in the Far West.My Adventures with Your Money
George Graham Rice
She referred to the Siskiyou brass-band, which was rehearsing the march from “Fatinitza” in an adjacent room in the building.Red Men and White
During a brass-band contest a few days ago three members of the winning band were taken ill just after they had finished playing.
- See band 1 (def. 2)