Definition of Brandishes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of brandish) ¹



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Definition of Brandishes

1. brandish [v] - See also: brandish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brandishes

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

Literary usage of Brandishes

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1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"With an overbearing and somewhat childish exultation he brandishes his fact; he thrusts his idol on our captured worship; he glories in a bravo ..."

2. The Fortunes of Nigel by Walter Scott (1878)
"Behold how he prances with his manly foot, and brandishes his blade, much as if he were about to measure forth cambric with it. ..."

3. The Four in Crete by Gertrude Harper Beggs (1915)
"a fancy draped skirt, and a pinched-in waist very suggestive of a figure in a show window. Another figure found with her, apparently a votaress, brandishes ..."

4. A Pilgrim's Reliquary by Thomas Henry White (1845)
"Madame, as usual, dangles the scales in one hand, and brandishes the sword in the other: as usual too, she is blindfold, but no one who has looked at the ..."

5. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Our poet brandishes no mimic sword, To rule a realm of dunces ... Yet ere from patient slumber Satire wakes, And brandishes th' avenging scourge of snakes; ..."

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