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brim

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • the brim of the teacup was banded with gold

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2 the projecting front part of a hat or cap
  • touched the brim of his cap by way of salute

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brim

verb

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1 to be copiously supplied
  • a secondhand bookstore that was brimming with bargains

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2 to put into (something) as much as can be held or contained
  • he brimmed the glass with milk, and now I'm sure to spill it

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The first known use of brim was in the 13th century

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“Brim.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brim. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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