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Brunhild in the anonymous German medieval epic The Nibelungenlied, the queen of Iceland.
brunt the main part of a force or stress.
bruschetta a slice of toasted or grilled bread brushed with olive oil and garlic, typically topped with such items as diced tomatoes and fresh basil.
brush1 a device made of stiff hairs, such as nylon or animal hair, fastened into a handle, for grooming, painting, scrubbing, and the like. [8 definitions]
brush2 a thick growth of small trees, shrubs, or bushes. [2 definitions]
brush fire a fire in an area of bushes and shrubs. [2 definitions]
brush-off (informal) an abrupt dismissal or rejection.
brush up on to update or review.
brushwood branches that have been chopped or broken off trees or bushes. [2 definitions]
brushwork work done with a brush, as in painting. [2 definitions]
brusque impolitely abrupt in speech or actions; curt.
Brussels the capital of Belgium.
Brussels sprouts the small green edible heads that grow on the stem of a plant that is a type of cabbage. [2 definitions]
brutal exceptionally savage, merciless, or cruel. [3 definitions]
brutality the condition or quality of being brutal or very cruel. [2 definitions]
brutalize to treat savagely, mercilessly, or cruelly. [2 definitions]
brute any nonhuman animal, esp. a mammal. [5 definitions]
brutish being unfeeling, brutal, very stupid, or the like; savage.
bruxism the unconscious habit of grinding one's teeth, either while sleeping or waking.
bryology the branch of botany dealing with mosses and liverworts.
bryony any of several perennial vines of the gourd family, having fleshy roots and bearing greenish flowers, the juice of which has been used to cause vomiting and bowel movement.