- fine or fine-looking; excellent.
- finely dressed; dressed in a splendid or gaudy fashion.
Origin of braw
First recorded in 1555–65; variant of brave
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Examples from the Web for braw
Yes, yes; but you'll come now, like a brave fellow—'a braw chiel,' you know.The Shadow of a Crime
To strike a lode and win a braw lass a' in the day, ye may say.They of the High Trails
There's one here in a braw red cover with pictures of ships in it.The Northern Iron
George A. Birmingham
They're a braw set of men, and there's many a gude Scotchman among them.Ben Comee
M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
Nae, lassie; I'm going to tak' him to a meeting in a braw kirk.Greyfriars Bobby
- fine or excellent, esp in appearance or dress
- best clothes
C16: Scottish variant of brave
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Word Origin and History for braw
Scottish formation and pronunciation of brave.
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