Brash (?), a. [Cf. Gael. bras or G. barsch harsh, sharp, tart, impetuous, D. barsch, Sw. & Dan. barsk.]

Hasty in temper; impetuous.

Grose.

 

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Brash, a. [Cf. Amer. bresk, brusk, fragile, brittle.]

Brittle, as wood or vegetables.

[Colloq., U. S.]

Bartlett.

 

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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.

 

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