plural of brass

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  • Brasses — Brass Brass, n.; pl. {Brasses}. [OE. bras, bres, AS. br[ae]s; akin to Icel. bras cement, solder, brasa to harden by fire, and to E. braze, brazen. Cf. 1st & 2d {Braze}.] 1. An alloy (usually yellow) of copper and zinc, in variable proportion, but …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brasses — (Roget s IV) pl.n. Brasses include: trumpet, trombone, French horn, horn, B flat cornet, fluegelhorn, sousaphone, bass tuba, helicon, bombardon, euphonium, serpent, E flat cornet; see also musical instrument …   English dictionary for students

  • BRASSES —    sepulchral tablets of a mixed metal, called latten, inlaid in a slab of stone, and insculpt with figures and inscriptions of a monumental character; the oldest in England is at Stoke d Abernon, in Surrey …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • brasses — North Country (Newcastle) Words pyrites …   English dialects glossary

  • brasses — brɑːs n. category of musical instruments; type of metal alloy which consists of zinc and copper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Brasses, Memorial — • Earliest existing dated examples are of the thirteenth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Memorial Brasses — • Earliest existing dated examples are of the thirteenth century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Memorial Brasses     Memorial Brasses      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Les Brasses — Une vue aérienne de la station serait la bienvenue. Administration Pays  France Localité Haute Savoie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Monumental brasses of Gloucestershire — Main article: Monumental brass About 80 ancient monumental brasses survive in Gloucestershire, many in Cirencester Church. They may be divided into three categories: Ecclesiastical, Military and Civil.[1] Many have been lost to theft over the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pointe des Brasses — Géographie Altitude 1 502 m Massif Massif du Chablais Coordonnées …   Wikipédia en Français

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