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braw

[ braw, brah ]
/ brɔ, brɑ /
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adjective Scot. and North England.
fine or fine-looking; excellent.
finely dressed; dressed in a splendid or gaudy fashion.
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Origin of braw

First recorded in 1555–65; variant of brave

OTHER WORDS FROM braw

brawly, brawlie, braw·lis, braw·lys [braw-lis, brah-], /ˈbrɔ lɪs, ˈbrɑ-/, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for braw

braw
/ (brɔː, brɑː) mainly Scot /

adjective
fine or excellent, esp in appearance or dress
pl n
best clothes

Derived forms of braw

brawly, adverb

Word Origin for braw

C16: Scottish variant of brave
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