[ broud ]
/ braʊd /


having a brow of a specified kind (usually used in combination): a shaggy-browed brute.


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Origin of browed

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at brow, -ed3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for browed

  • "The roof and south wall is browed right away," continued the man, after pausing for a moment to puzzle over Smilash's meaning.

    An Unsocial Socialist|George Bernard Shaw