white brass

noun

: an inferior brass containing more than 49 percent zinc

Word History

First Known Use

1538, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white brass was in 1538

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“White brass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20brass. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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