Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brave.(verb)
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Use "braves" in a sentence
"_les braves des braves_, wage no war against women; _au contraire_, we love the pretty creatures."
"The Asiatic infantry -- notwithstanding their proud title of "braves" -- proved to be worthless; the Greek mercenaries were personally courageous, but their inferior arms and training rendered them incapable of coping with the Macedonian phalanx."
"Thirty thousand Greek mercenaries formed the centre of the line, while on either side of them were an equal number of Asiatic "braves" -- picked probably from the mass of the army."