braise

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From French braise(live coals), from Old French brese(embers), from Old Low Franconian; akin to Norwegian/Swedish braseld(sparkling fire), Norwegian/Swedish dialectal brasa(to roast), Danish dialectal brase(to flambé, enflame).[1]

Noun[edit]

braise ‎(plural braises)

  1. Alternative spelling of braize
  2. A method of joining non-ferrous metal using a molten filler metal. Similar to soldering but distinct from welding in that the filler is melted but not the metal being joined.
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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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

braise ‎(plural braises)

  1. Pagellus bogaraveo, syn. Pagellus centrodontus (sea bream).
Synonyms[edit]
  • (Pagellus bogaraveo): becker

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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
  2. (slang) cash, dough

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

braise f ‎(genitive singular braise)

  1. brashness
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

braise

  1. genitive singular feminine of bras
  2. comparative degree of bras

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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