braise

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French braise (live coals) and braiser (“to braise”, from the noun), from Old French brese (embers), from Old Low Franconian/Old Dutch; akin to Norwegian/Swedish braseld (sparkling fire), Norwegian/Swedish dialectal brasa (to roast), Danish dialectal brase (to flambé, enflame).[1] Perhaps from Gothic *𐌱𐍂𐌰𐍃𐌰 (*brasa, glowing coal), from Proto-Germanic *brasō (gleed, crackling coal), Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- (to crack, break, burst). Cognate with Icelandic brasa (to harden by fire). See burst.

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Noun[edit]

braise (plural braises)

  1. Alternative spelling of braze
  2. A dish (usually meat) prepared by braising.
    Pot roast is typically a braise, as is osso buco.
  3. A sauce used for braising.
    Braised cabbage is cooked in a braise of sliced bacon, one or two thickly sliced onions, one or two sliced carrots, parsley, thyme, a bay leaf, and stock to nearly cover.

Verb[edit]

braise (third-person singular simple present braises, present participle braising, simple past and past participle braised)

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  1. (cooking) To cook in a small amount of liquid, in a covered pan, somewhere between steaming and boiling.
  2. Alternative spelling of braze (joining non-ferrous metal using a molten filler metal)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

braise (plural braises)

  1. Pagellus bogaraveo, syn. Pagellus centrodontus (sea bream)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alain Rey, ed., Dictionnaire historique de la langue française, s.v. "braise" (Paris: Le Robert, 2006).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French bresze, from Old French breze (ember, burning coal, gleed), perhaps from Gothic *𐌱𐍂𐌰𐍃𐌰 (*brasa, glowing coal), from Proto-Germanic *brasō (gleed, crackling coal), Proto-Indo-European *bʰres- (to crack, break, burst). Cognate with Swedish brasa (to roast), Icelandic brasa (to harden by fire).

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Noun[edit]

braise f (plural braises)

  1. (singular or plural) embers
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  2. (slang) cash, dough

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

braise f (genitive singular braise)

  1. brashness, flippancy
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

braise

  1. inflection of bras (great, strong; swift):
    1. genitive singular feminine
    2. comparative degree

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
braise bhraise mbraise
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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