Brim



the upper edge of anything hollow; rim; brink:
the brim of a cup.
a projecting edge:
the brim of a hat.
margin.
to be full to the brim.
to fill to the brim.
Southern U.S. bream1 (def 4).
Contemporary Examples

What the Stars Predict for Your Week Starsky + Cox August 19, 2011
Charles Addams’ New York Rachel Syme March 17, 2010
The Ridiculousness of Father’s Day P. J. O’Rourke June 14, 2014
The Stacks: Pete Dexter on What It’s Like to Lose the Knack of Having Fun Pete Dexter September 19, 2014
The Queen’s Fashion Secrets Kate Betts July 5, 2010

Historical Examples

The Golden Fleece Julian Hawthorne
The Opal Serpent Fergus Hume
The Wrong Twin Harry Leon Wilson
The Preacher and His Models James Stalker
Rest Harrow Maurice Hewlett

noun
the upper rim of a vessel: the brim of a cup
a projecting rim or edge: the brim of a hat
the brink or edge of something
verb brims, brimming, brimmed
to fill or be full to the brim: eyes brimming with tears
n.
v.
see: filled to the brim

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