low brass

noun

Definition of low brass

1 : brass low in zinc content
2 : brass containing about 20 percent zinc — compare high brass

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“Low brass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/low%20brass. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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