brin (plural brins)
- One of the radiating sticks of a fan. The outermost are larger and longer, and are called panaches.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
- A single silkworm thread extruded from the gland, before it has formed a bave.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for brin in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
brin m (plural brins)
- “brin” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).