Definition of Brandished

1. Verb. (past of brandish) ¹



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Definition of Brandished

1. brandish [v] - See also: brandish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brandished

brander
brandered
branders
brandholzite
brandied
brandies
branding
branding iron
branding irons
branding moment
branding moments
brandings
brandise
brandises
brandish
brandished (current term)
brandisher
brandishers
brandishes
brandishing
brandishings
brandisht
brandistock
brandjacking
brandle
brandled
brandles
brandless
brandlike
brandlin

Literary usage of Brandished

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"... flushed with enthusiasm, brandished their sabres, vociferating: "Long live Reform!" And every time the two lovers heard this word they laughed. ..."

2. Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments by Addison (1797)
"... to have his ears cut off, his nose slit, and to be brandished in the face with SS for a sower of sedition; then to be carried to the Fleet prison; ..."

3. A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: Comprising Recollections, Sketches, and by Alphonse de Lamartine (1838)
"... and returning on us with loud cries, brandished their long and pliant lances, as if they would have pierced us ; then stopping short their steeds, ..."

4. The Maori-Polynesian Comparative Dictionary by Edward Tregear (1891)
"In Hawaii the hair of the front scalp was torn off from the head of the first enemy slain in a fight, and brandished with the cry of He oho! "A frontlet ! ..."

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