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brawn

noun \ˈbrn\

: muscular strength

Full Definition of BRAWN

1
a British :  the flesh of a boar
b :  headcheese
2
a :  full strong muscles
b :  muscular strength
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Examples of BRAWN

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

Origin 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

noun \ˈbrn\

Definition of BRAWN for Kids

:  muscular strength

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