browden

adjective brow·den \ˈbrəu̇dən\

Definition of browden

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  fond of :  intently set upon less browden still on cash than verse — Allan Ramsay †1758

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Origin and Etymology of browden

Middle English, from Old English brogden, past participle of bregdan to move suddenly, weave together — more at 1braid


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