a disease of soybeans, characterized by brown discoloration and decay of internal tissues of the stem and leaf, caused by a fungus, Cephalosporium gregatum.
noun Examples Word Origin Historical Examples The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator) The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile The Italian Cook Book Maria Gentile The Italian Cook […]
a reddish-brown sandstone, used extensively as a building material. Also called brownstone front. a building, especially a row house, fronted with this stone. Archaic. belonging or pertaining to the well-to-do class. Contemporary Examples Buddy Can You Spare Ten Grand? Noah Kristula-Green February 28, 2012 Spike Lee Blasts The New York Times’ Story on Brooklyn Gentrification […]
a person who lives in or owns a brownstone house.
deep, serious absorption in thought: Lost in a brown study, she was oblivious to the noise. Historical Examples The Damnation of Theron Ware Harold Frederic The Copper Princess Kirk Munroe The Positive Outcome of Philosophy Joseph Dietzgen Hildebrand Anonymous Tom Sawyer, Detective Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) The Coryston Family Mrs. Humphry Ward Harper’s Young People, […]