Definition of Bruin

1. Noun. A conventional name for a bear used in tales following usage in the old epic 'Reynard the Fox'.

Generic synonyms: Bear



2. Noun. Large ferocious bear of Eurasia.

Definition of Bruin

1. n. A bear; -- so called in popular tales and fables.

Definition of Bruin

1. Noun. a folk name for a bear, especially the brown bear, ''Ursus arctos'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bruin

1. a bear [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bruin

brucite
brucites
bruckle
brugh
brughs
brugia
brugia malayi
brugia pahangi
brugnatellite
brugnatellites
bruh
bruhaha
bruhahas
bruilzie
bruilzies
bruin (current term)
bruins
bruise
bruise up
bruised
bruiselike
bruiser
bruisers
bruises
bruisewort
bruiseworts
bruising
bruisingly
bruisings

Literary usage of Bruin

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1. A Collection of Farces and Other Afterpieces: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1809)
"Come, son bruin, we are all seated at table, man; we have but just time for a snack: the ... bruin. I follow, Sir Jacob. Damme, when once a man gives up his ..."

2. The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1811)
"bruin. For the matter of that; we can Wort it well enough as it is. *l yon as much, ... You see, brother bruin, I am almost as thin as a hi h. bruin. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery During by Thomas Jodrell Phillips, John Singleton Copley Lyndhurst, Charles Christopher Pepys Cottenham, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1847)
"On his though such death, this bill was filed by Sarah bruin, the surviving should have child, and her husband, against the intestate's widow, ..."

4. Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and Teacher by Charles Madison Curry (1921)
"The first special constable sent to summon Reynard was bruin the Bear, and now we are to learn— HOW bruin THE BEAR SPED WITH REYNARD THE FOX The next ..."

5. A History of Babylonia and Assyria by Robert William Rogers (1915)
"But Holland was now to make its own direct contribution through one of its own sons, Cornelis de bruin, who visited the ruins in 1704, and also copied ..."

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