Browning



Elizabeth Barrett
[bar-it] /ˈbær ɪt/ (Show IPA), 1806–61, English poet.
John Moses, 1885–1926, U.S. designer of firearms.
Robert, 1812–89, English poet (husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning).
a dark tertiary color with a yellowish or reddish hue.
Offensive. a person whose skin has a light- or dark-brown pigmentation.
of the color brown.
(of animals) having skin, fur, hair, or feathers of that color.
sunburned or tanned.
Often Offensive. (of human beings) having the skin naturally pigmented a brown color.
to make or become brown.
to fry, sauté, or scorch slightly in cooking:
to brown onions before adding them to the stew. The potatoes browned in the pan.
brown out, to subject to a brownout:
The power failure browned out the southern half of the state.
browned off, Slang. angry; fed up.
do it up brown, Informal. to do thoroughly:
When they entertain, they really do it up brown.
Contemporary Examples

Wedding Kicks Off! Chris Wilson July 29, 2010
Obamacare Throws Lifeline to Young Adults Seeking Health Insurance Dan Mizrachi June 6, 2013
Dragon Tattoo Star Narrowed to Final Four Gina Piccalo, Claire Martin July 26, 2010
Book Trailers Go Viral Shannon Donnelly October 15, 2010
Week in Death: Earl Browning, the Moral Spy The Telegraph November 9, 2013

Historical Examples

Robert Browning Edward Dowden
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
The Poetry Of Robert Browning Stopford A. Brooke
It Happened in Egypt C. N. Williamson
The Poetry Of Robert Browning Stopford A. Brooke

noun
(Brit) a substance used to darken soups, gravies, etc
noun
Elizabeth Barrett. 1806–61, English poet and critic; author of the Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850)
her husband, Robert. 1812–89, English poet, noted for his dramatic monologues and The Ring and the Book (1868–69)
noun
Also called Browning automatic rifle. a portable gas-operated air-cooled automatic rifle using .30 calibre ammunition and capable of firing between 200 and 350 rounds per minute BAR
Also called Browning machine gun. a water-cooled automatic machine gun using .30 or .50 calibre ammunition and capable of firing over 500 rounds per minute
noun
any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620–585 nanometres
a dye or pigment producing these colours
brown cloth or clothing: dressed in brown
any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc, such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae
adjective
of the colour brown
(of bread) made from a flour that has not been bleached or bolted, such as wheatmeal or wholemeal flour
deeply tanned or sunburnt
verb
to make (esp food as a result of cooking) brown or (esp of food) to become brown
noun
Sir Arthur Whitten (ˈwɪtən). 1886–1948, British aviator who with J.W. Alcock made the first flight across the Atlantic (1919)
Ford Madox. 1821–93, British painter, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings include The Last of England (1865) and Work (1865)
George (Alfred), Lord George-Brown. 1914–85, British Labour politician; vice-chairman and deputy leader of the Labour party (1960–70); foreign secretary 1966–68
George Mackay. 1921–96, Scottish poet, novelist, and short-story writer. His works, which include the novels Greenvoe (1972) and Magnus (1973), reflect the history and culture of Orkney
(James) Gordon. born 1951, British Labour politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1997–2007); prime minister (2007–10)
Herbert Charles. 1912–2004, US chemist, who worked on the compounds of boron. Nobel prize for chemistry 1979
James. 1933–2006, US soul singer and songwriter, noted for his dynamic stage performances and for his commitment to Black rights
John. 1800–59, US abolitionist leader, hanged after leading an unsuccessful rebellion of slaves at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia
Lancelot, called Capability Brown. 1716–83, British landscape gardener
Michael (Stuart). born 1941, US physician: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1985) for work on cholesterol
Robert. 1773–1858, Scottish botanist who was the first to observe the Brownian movement in fluids
adj.
v.
n.

brown bagger
brown nose
brown study, in a

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