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breen

[breen]
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noun
  1. a deep brownish green.
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adjective
  1. of a deep brownish green.
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Origin of breen

blend of brown and green
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Examples from the Web for breen

Historical Examples

  • I am well acquainted with Lieutenant Breen, and you are certainly not he.

    "Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea

    Morgan Robertson

  • Not once did Job Haskers mention that he owed Mrs. Breen any money.

  • You have not told anybody of this—this—er—affair of Mrs. Breen?

  • He did not wish the Mrs. Breen affair to become public property.

  • I used to skate once, Breen; I wonder now if Ive forgotten how?

    For the Honor of the School

    Ralph Henry Barbour