red brass


noun

an alloy of from 77 to 86 percent copper with the balance zinc; Mannheim gold.

Nearby words

  1. red blood cell,
  2. red blood cells,
  3. red bone marrow,
  4. red book,
  5. red branch,
  6. red brigades,
  7. red bug,
  8. red cabbage,
  9. red card,
  10. red carpet

Origin of red brass

First recorded in 1830–40

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