Definition of Brede

1. n. Breadth.



2. n. A braid.

Definition of Brede

1. Noun. (obsolete) Ornamental embroidery ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A braid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brede

1. a braid [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brede

breccial
breccias
brecciate
brecciated
brecciates
brecciating
brecciation
brecciations
brecham
brechams
brechan
brechans
bred
bred in the bone
bredda
brede (current term)
breded
bredes
bredie
bredigite
breding
bredouillement
bredren
bredrens
bredrin
bredrins
bree
breech
breech-loading
breech birth

Literary usage of Brede

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1. The Church of Our Fathers as Seen in St. Osmund's Rite for the Cathedral of by Daniel Rock (1853)
"Not only before, but very long after, paper became known, the use of such tablets, which we may call The Wax-brede, was kept on here, as well as abroad, ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... The stone so dean: was and so bright, That all so soone as it was night, Menne might seene to go for nedc A mile or two, in length and brede. ..."

3. The Church of Our Fathers as Seen in St. Osmund's Rite for the Cathedral of by Daniel Rock (1853)
"... "Rule",01 it is called by the name we have given it," wax-brede"; and the rich library of the ancient and venerable St. Gall's, Switzerland, ..."

4. Portraits of the Eighteenth Century: Historic and Literary by Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1905)
"On his return to France, Montesquieu retired to his chateau of La brede, far from the suppers of Paris, in order to collect and arrange his thoughts; ..."

5. The Canterbury Tales of Geoffrey Chaucer: A New Text with Illustrative Notes by Geoffrey Chaucer (1851)
"... Then every day to lak brede atte first mes : " For when our good is go, what shall fal ... brede ..."

6. A History of Architectural Development by Frederick Moore Simpson (1909)
"One instance of flamboyant design crossing the Channel is in brede Church, near Hastings, where not only the tracery but the mouldings as well are curiously ..."

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