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brawn

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noun \ˈbrȯn\

Simple Definition of brawn

  • : muscular strength

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of brawn

  1. 1 a British :  the flesh of a boar b :  headcheese

  2. 2 a :  full strong muscles b :  muscular strength

Examples of brawn in a sentence

  1. <an actor who is more famous for his brawn than for his talent>



Origin and Etymology of brawn

Middle English, from Anglo-French braon flesh, muscle, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English brǣd flesh


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with brawn


BRAWN Defined for Kids

brawn

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noun \ˈbrȯn\

Definition of brawn for Students

  1. :  muscular strength





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