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Definition of "brenning" []

  • Present participle of bren. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "brenning" in a sentence
  • "And so the Bishop and they all together went with the body of Sir Launcelot daily, till they came to Joyous Gard; and ever they had an hundred torches brenning about him."
  • "And there was ordained an horse bier; and so with an hundred torches ever brenning about the corpse of the queen, and ever Sir Launcelot with his eight fellows went about the horse bier, singing and reading many an holy orison, and frankincense upon the corpse incensed."
  • "They offered up thanksgiving on this day, and paraded about with flambeaux and candles -- proceedings which some thought were too close imitations of the Pagan customs of _brenning_ -- in honour of Juno."