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Meaning of BROWNING

Pronunciation:  'braûneeng, 'brawning

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill; "proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread"
  2. [n]  English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
  3. [n]  English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
  4. [n]  United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called `The Peacemaker') (1855-1926)
 

BROWNING is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John M. Browning, John Moses Browning, Robert Browning, toasting
 
 See Also: artificer, cookery, cooking, discoverer, inventor, poet, preparation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brown"ing\, n.
1. The act or operation of giving a brown color, as to gun
   barrels, etc.

2. (Masonry) A smooth coat of brown mortar, usually the
   second coat, and the preparation for the finishing coat of
   plaster.

 

 

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