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brogan a stout, ankle-high work shoe.
brogue1 a dialectal pronunciation, esp. an Irish accent.
brogue2 a strong laced shoe, usu. having decorative perforations.
broil1 to cook at high temperature with heat coming from one direction, as on a grill or in an oven. [6 definitions]
broil2 a rowdy quarrel or brawl. [2 definitions]
broiler a device used for broiling food, such as a grill, pan, or compartment in a stove. [2 definitions]
broiling causing the physical sensation of extreme heat.
broke past tense of break. [2 definitions]
broken cracked or smashed into separate pieces, or no longer able to function. [9 definitions]
broken-down weak or shattered from disease or age.
broken-hearted full of intense grief or disappointment.
broker a person whose business is to negotiate buying and selling, esp. of stocks or real estate, on another's behalf. [2 definitions]
brokerage the business of a broker. [2 definitions]
bromate any salt of bromic acid.
bromeliad any of several plants of the pineapple family, usu. having stiff leaves and spikes of bright flowers, and sometimes growing non-parasitically on other plants.
bromic acid a poisonous acid that is stable only in very dilute form and is used as an oxidizing agent.
bromide a compound consisting of bromine and at least one other element. [4 definitions]
bromidic commonplace or dull.
bromine a chemical element of the halogen group that has thirty-five protons in each nucleus, occurring as a toxic, volatile, dark reddish brown liquid or in various compounds such as acids and salts. (symbol: Br)
bronchi pl. of bronchus.
bronchial of or pertaining to the branched tubes into which the windpipe divides.