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brethren a plural form of "brother," used to refer to fellow members of a religious or social group, society, or profession, and used esp. when addressing a formal gathering of such members; colleagues. [2 definitions]
Breton a native of Brittany, or a descendant thereof. [3 definitions]
breve a diacritical mark ( ˇ ), placed over a vowel to indicate that the vowel is short. [2 definitions]
brevet a promotion in military rank, usu. honorary, without an increase in salary or authority. [2 definitions]
breviary in the Roman Catholic Church, a book containing the hymns and prayers necessary for the daily devotions of the clergy.
brevity shortness of duration. [2 definitions]
brew to make (beer or ale) from malt and hops by a process of steeping, boiling, and fermenting. [9 definitions]
brewery a building or plant where beer or ale is brewed.
brewing the occupation, business, or activity of a person who makes beer, ale, or the like. [3 definitions]
briar a pipe made from the brierroot.
briarroot variant of brierroot.
briarwood variant of brierwood.
bribe something, esp. money, that is illicitly promised or given in return for privileges or favors, usu. to someone in a position of public trust. [4 definitions]
bribery the offering or accepting of a bribe.
bric-a-brac small miscellaneous decorative objects of value as antiques or curiosities.
brick a uniform, rectangular block of clay, dried and hardened by sun or in a kiln, used as a building material. [6 definitions]
brick-and-mortar pertaining to a business that operates out of a physical location as opposed to providing online products and services.
brickbat a piece of brick, esp. one used as a projectile or weapon.
brick cheese a brick-shaped semisoft American cheese.
bricklaying the technique or trade of constructing something, such as a building, with bricks.
brick red the color of dried bricks; brownish red.