from The Century Dictionary.

  • See braw, n.


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  • They were wearing braws on their heads and they hooked a barby up to the syster?

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  • I whouldn,t let my cat wear one of my braws. tat is so wong, so wong.oh my gosh.

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  • My ain kind dearie, O! Its neither land, nor gowd, nor braws --

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel , Volume I. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century Various

  • She would talk to Margaret about her gowns, using terms that never before had I heard tell of, and sending as far as Edinburgh for her braws, which, I am thinking, was a waste of good money, but I kept my thumb on that.

    The McBrides A Romance of Arran John Sillars

  • "Mony's the time I've thocht upon you and your freen, and blythe am I to see in your braws," she cried.

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped. 1893

  • Sunday coat's getting quite shabby, so it is, and Tam Macalister has a new suit, she was noticing -- the Macalisters are always flaunting in their braws!

    The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown 1885

  • Bonny, bairnly braws; it's for the like o 'them folk sells the peace of God that passeth understanding; it's for the like o' them, an 'maybe no even sae muckle worth, folk daunton God to His face and burn in muckle hell; and it's for that reason the Scripture ca's them, as I read the passage, the accursed thing.

    Merry Men Robert Louis Stevenson 1872

  • We were seeven days oot frae the Clyde -- a sair wark we had had -- gaun north wi 'seeds an' braws an 'things for the Macleod.

    Merry Men Robert Louis Stevenson 1872

  • Do ye think I havenae broken my heart to have these braws

    Merry Men Robert Louis Stevenson 1872

  • 'We fand her in Sandag Bay, Rorie an' me, and a 'thae braws in the inside of her.

    Merry Men Robert Louis Stevenson 1872


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