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Bray - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bray' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bray [ n.]
- The harsh cry of an ass; also, any harsh, grating, or discordant sound.
- A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling.
2 . Bray [ v. i.]
- To utter a loud, harsh cry, as an ass.
- To make a harsh, grating, or discordant noise.
3 . Bray [ v. t.]
- To pound, beat, rub, or grind small or fine.
- To make or utter with a loud, discordant, or harsh and grating sound.

Meaning of 'Bray' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bray [ v]
Meaning (1):
- reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
Example in sentence:
  • grind the spices in a mortar;
  • mash the garlic