Also: one of the London boroughs out on the edge of North London, not far from the M1 motorway. Covers the areas of Kilburn, Willesden, Harlesden, Kensal Rise, Neasden, Wembley, Kingsbury and Kenton.

Brent (?), Brant (?), a. [AS. brant; akin to Dan. brat, Icel. brattr, steep.]

1.

Steep; high.

[Obs.]

Grapes grow on the brant rocks so wonderfully that ye will marvel how any man dare climb up to them. Ascham.

2.

Smooth; unwrinkled.

[Scot.]

Your bonnie brow was brent. Burns.

 

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Brent, imp. & p.p.

of Bren. Burnt.

[Obs.]

 

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Brent, n. [Cf. Brant.]

A brant. See Brant.

 

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