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Definition of "brasses" [brasses]

  • Plural form of brass. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "brasses" in a sentence
  • "The "brasses" are bored out about three-sixteenths of an inch larger than the shaft; then the recesses are slotted out for the reception of the wooden strips."
  • "The front door "brasses" had been polished, the window-boxes watered and no cries for aid issued from the rooms behind them."
  • "Among these youths were several of the older hands, and one or two officers of the brigade, the latter being distinguished by brass ornaments or "brasses" on their shoulders."