Definition of Brisked
1. brisk [v] - See also: brisk
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisked
Literary usage of Brisked
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance by Herbert George Wells (1897)
"As soon as the bacon was well under way, and Millie, her lymphatic aid, had been brisked up a bit by a few deftly chosen expressions, of contempt, ..."
2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1906)
"He mused a moment, then brisked up and resumed in Russian: "Oh, it's all right— label her St. Petersburg and let her sail! I'll fix it. ..."
3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1859)
"‘Ày,' says the rest of the company, • it is a good thought;' and up brisked the fairy father to the bed-side, and called out the lady who did the office; ..."
4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Her success in this instance had given her fresh courage, and had brisked up her spirits to a point from which they had not since fallen. ..."
5. The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra (1895)
"... brisked himself up in his saddle, set his feet well in the stirrups, adjusted his visor, and giving the spur to Rozinante, advanced with an easy bearing ..."