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Fine, good, or pleasing.‘it was a braw day’
- ‘He's a braw wee baby, and I'm sure he'll bring them much joy.’
- ‘It was a braw, bracing wind, cold but sweet-smelling.’
- ‘‘I had a braw laugh on the last project,’ says a Japanese student based in Newcastle, who has plainly absorbed local dialect.’
Late 16th century: variant of brave.
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