Definition of Brisks

1. brisk [v] - See also: brisk



Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisks

brisk up
brisked
brisken
briskened
briskens
brisker
briskest
brisket
brisket disease
briskets
brisking
briskish
briskly
briskness
brisknesses
brisks (current term)
brisky
brisling
brislings
brisses
bristle
bristle-pointed
bristle-shaped
bristle at
bristle brush
bristle cell
bristle fern
bristle up
bristlebird

Literary usage of Brisks

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

1. American Kennel Register: A Monthly Record (1885)
"Breeder, Mr. Edward Dexter, Buzzards Bay, Mass Owner, Mr. Warren R brisks 127 Golden Hill, Bridgeport, Conn. 2478. Prince Cliff, lemon and white dog, ..."

2. The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews by Cornelius Mathews (1863)
"This is too much for you, even with your great connexions. Am Ia dunghill fowl, that you fling your spurs at me in this way ? I'd have you know the brisks ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1916)
"1063, 1075, 33 Sup. Ct. Rep. CG7; Lewis Blue Point Oyster Cultivation Co. v. brisks, 229 US 82, 88, 57 L. ed. 1083, 1085, 33 Sup. Ct. Rep. 679, Ann. Cas. ..."

4. A Short History of English Literature by George Saintsbury (1898)
"... in all probability, no difficulty in finding twenty Fastidious brisks between St. Paul's and Westminster. The third play, Cynthia's Revels (1600), ..."

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