from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of currant loaf in common use in Australia.
  • Somewhat brown: as, “his browny locks,”
  • noun The top-knot.

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

  • adjective Brown or, somewhat brown.

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

  • adjective Somewhat brown; having a brownish tinge.


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  • * Next time, I shall use the bleach more extensively, because what I have now is a browny-plum with beautiful violet highlights, and what I would like next time is just beautiful violet hair with browny-plum lowlights.

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  • Can you explain how the bomb got from Malta to Frankfurt and then to London with out being picked up at least by an alert Frankfurt security on the lookout for bombs hidden in Tosheba electronics. there are reports that a "browny Samsonite" was loaded on at Heathrow?

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