from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective resembling the sound of a brass instrument.
- adjective having an appearance resembling that of brass.
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- adjective resembling the sound of a brass instrument
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The majority were made of either pewter or latten metal (a brasslike alloy), although 3 in the collection were made of silver.