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brash


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brash  \Brash\,  n.  [See  {Brash}  brittle.] 
  1.  A  rash  or  eruption;  a  sudden  or  transient  fit  of  sickness. 
 
  2.  Refuse  boughs  of  trees;  also  the  clippings  of  hedges. 
  [Prov.  Eng.]  --Wright. 
 
  3.  (Geol.)  Broken  and  angular  fragments  of  rocks  underlying 
  alluvial  deposits.  --Lyell. 
 
  4.  Broken  fragments  of  ice.  --Kane. 
 
  {Water  brash}  (Med.),  an  affection  characterized  by  a 
  spasmodic  pain  or  hot  sensation  in  the  stomach  with  a 
  rising  of  watery  liquid  into  the  mouth;  pyrosis. 
 
  {Weaning  brash}  (Med.),  a  severe  form  of  diarrhea  which 
  sometimes  attacks  children  just  weaned. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brash  \Brash\,  a.  [Cf.  Gael.  bras  or  G.  barsch  harsh,  sharp, 
  tart,  impetuous,  D.  barsch,  Sw  &  Dan.  barsk.] 
  Hasty  in  temper;  impetuous.  --Grose. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brash  \Brash\,  a.  [Cf.  Amer.  bresk,  brusk,  fragile,  brittle.] 
  Brittle,  as  wood  or  vegetables.  [Colloq.,  U.  S.]  --Bartlett. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brash 
  adj  1:  offensively  bold;  "a  brash  newcomer  disputed  the  age-old 
  rules  for  admission  to  the  club";  "a  nervy  thing  to 
  say"  [syn:  {cheeky},  {nervy}] 
  2:  presumptuously  daring;  "a  daredevil  test  pilot  having  the 
  right  stuff"  [syn:  {daredevil},  {temerarious}] 




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