Definition of Brisken

1. Verb. Become brisk. "Business brisked up"

Exact synonyms: Brisk, Brisk Up
Generic synonyms: Accelerate, Quicken, Speed, Speed Up



Definition of Brisken

1. to make brisk [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: brisk

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisken

briquetted
briquettes
briquetting
bris
brisance
brisances
brisant
brise
brise soleil
brise soleils
brises
brisk
brisk up
brisked
brisken (current term)
briskened
briskens
brisker
briskest
brisket
brisket disease
briskets
brisking
briskish
briskly
briskness
brisknesses
brisks
brisky

Literary usage of Brisken

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bibliotheca medico-chirurgica et anatomico-physiologica: Alphabetisches by Wilhelm Engelmann, Theodor Christian Friedrich Enslin (1868)
"brisken, С. E., Die Epidemie der asiatischen Cholera im Kreise Elberfeld im J. 1859, nebst tabellar. Uebersichten üb. die vorgekommenen ..."

2. Ophthalmia Neonatorum: With Especial Reference to Its Causation and Prevention by Sydney Stephenson (1907)
"brisken laid stress upon one fact, namely, that the Kaltenbach method was trustworthy only when the mother was under medical observation from the beginning ..."

3. Abridged Therapeutics by Wilhelm Heinrich Schuessler (1884)
"One •case was that of a bookbinder, middle aged, whom Dr. brisken had treated ... To a third case Dr. brisken was called on the eighth day :after seizure. ..."

4. American Observer Medical Monthly (1880)
"brisken, of Amsberg, met with this hair-sensation of the throat in a case of ... brisken and Stens used Silicea with success; Hirsch gave Natrum mur., ..."

5. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"brisken. to make brisk,—such verbs $& freshen wad.gladden are recognized English—but brisken has not yet recovered its lost place, and is partially if not ..."

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