from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In cookery, braized meat.
  • noun The dust of charcoal which accumulates around the furnace of charcoal-works; coal-dust.
  • noun An acanthop-terygian fish of the genus Pagrus, P. vulgaris, of the family Sparidæ, found in British seas. Also called becker.
  • noun A local Scotch name of the roach. Also braze.
  • To cook (meat) by stewing in a thick rich gravy with vegetables, etc., and then slowly baking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See braise.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A European marine fish (Pagrus vulgaris) allied to the American scup; the becker. The name is sometimes applied to the related species.
  • noun a kind of small charcoal used for roasting ore.
  • verb Dated form of braise.


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