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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A European marine fish (Pagrus vulgaris) allied to the American scup; the becker. The name is sometimes applied to the related species.

Etymology: So called from its iridescent colors

  1. Charcoal powder; breeze.
  2. [Cookery] Braised meat.

Etymology: F

verb Braise
To stew or broil in a covered kettle or pan.

Etymology: F. braiser, fr. braise coals

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  1. Cook in liquid ("braise beef")

From French braise (“live coals”), from Old French brese (“embers”), from Old Low Franconian; akin to Norwegian/Swedish braseld (“sparkling fire”), Norwegian/Swedish dialectal brasa (“to roast”), Danish dialectal brase (“to flambé, enflame”).

  1. Alternative spelling of braize
  2. A method of joining non-ferrous metal using a molten filler metal. Similar to soldering but distinct from welding in that the filler is melted but not the metal being joined.

    braise was also found in the following language(s): French and Irish

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    Past life for Braise born Apr 16, 1941

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

    As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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