brae


brae

noun \ˈbrā\

Definition of BRAE

chiefly Scottish
:  a hillside especially along a river

Origin of BRAE

Middle English bra, from Old Norse brā eyelid; akin to Old English brǣw eyebrow, and probably to Old English bregdan to move quickly — more at braid
First Known Use: 13th century

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

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