Definition of bruin
: bear 1
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Earlier in the day, the Bruins scored five runs in the seventh inning to send Texas A&M home by winning, 8-2.
Could a home-and-home with UCLA be swapped, so SDSU hosts the Bruins in 2019 and plays at the Rose Bowl in 2020?
All-American, leading Bruins to four consecutive bowl wins...
The Bruins continued to pour it on in the fourth, scoring three runs on five consecutive one-out singles.
The Bruins (46-13) won on Madeline Jelenicki's game-ending RBI single off Lee with two out.
Baluyot's first-place finish pushed Broadneck's boys to second overall in Class 4A. Northwest leads that class with 32 points, seven ahead of the Bruins.
Efforts to delist grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem raises questions about how the bruins will be restored to their ample habitat in Idaho's wild heart.(Rocky Barker)
Bruins, who also serves as a consultant to the United Nations and other organizations as a food-security specialist, adds that this work — or failure to continue this work — will have global consequences.
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Origin and Etymology of bruin
Middle Dutch, name of the bear in Reynard the Fox
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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