Definition of Briskened

1. brisken [v] - See also: brisken



Lexicographical Neighbors of Briskened

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

Literary usage of Briskened

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

1. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"We just briskened up like young sprigs— Walked right along with new vim, Felt that our swing an' our style Must seem ..."

2. A Study of the Population of Manhattanville by Howard Brown Woolston (1909)
"... and the economic tempo of the colony has been notably briskened. In 1905 the German-born in Manhattanville numbered 1684—about 9 per cent of the local ..."

3. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1882)
"The breeze briskened up merrily. It was doubly delightful after the spell of calm, and appeared to blow Sir ..."

4. The Story of the Great War by Francis Joseph Reynolds, Allen Leon Churchill, Leonard Wood, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Austin Melvin Knight, Frederick Palmer, Frank Herbert Simonds, Arthur Brown Ruhl (1916)
"In the late afternoon the artillery fire briskened, and long lines of Turkish infantry could be seen in the half light advancing against the British. ..."

5. Among English Hedgerows by Clifton Johnson (1899)
"Its earthy and not unpleasant odor is particularly apparent when fires are briskened for cooking and heat in the chilly mornings and evenings. ..."

6. The Glory of the Coming: What Mine Eyes Have Seen of Americans in Action in by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb (1918)
"... and walked with no undue haste but only with an assured and briskened serenity into the awfulness that was beyond the clouds of smoke and dust, ..."

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