Bra"zen (?), a.[OE. brasen, AS. braesen. See Brass.]

1.

Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass.

2.

Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass.

3.

Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance.

Brazen age. (a) Myth. The age of war and lawlessness which succeeded the silver age. (b) Archaeol. See under Bronze. -- Brazen sea Jewish Antiq., a large laver of brass, placed in Solomon's temple for the use of the priests.

 

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Bra"zen, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brazened (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Brazening.]

To carry through impudently or shamelessly; as, to brazen the matter through.

Sabina brazened it out before Mrs. Wygram, but inwardly she was resolved to be a good deal more circumspect. W. Black.

 

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