any of several small to medium-sized common bats of the genera Myotis and Eptesicus, found worldwide in caves, trees, and buildings, including M. lucifugus (little brown bat) and E. fuscus (big brown bat) a widespread North American species.
a brown cloth waistband conferred upon a participant in one of the martial arts, as judo or karate, to indicate an intermediate rank. a person who has attained this rank. the rank itself. Compare black belt (def 3), white belt.
a common grass, Agrostis canina, of North America, used for lawns and putting greens because its blades can be clipped very short without injury to the plant.
a baked dessert made of apples or other fruit, bread crumbs, sugar, butter, spice, etc.
any bread made of flour darker in color than bolted wheat flour, especially graham or whole wheat bread. Boston brown bread. Historical Examples Blue-grass and Broadway Maria Thompson Daviess The Merryweathers Laura E. Richards Caper-Sauce Fanny Fern London Walter Besant A Busy Year at the Old Squire’s Charles Asbury Stephens Meadow Grass Alice Brown Mrs. […]