Brawn

Definition of Brawn

n.1.A muscle; flesh.
Formed well of brawns and of bones.
- Chaucer.
2.Full, strong muscles, esp. of the arm or leg, muscular strength; a protuberant muscular part of the body; sometimes, the arm.
Brawn without brains is thine.
- Dryden.
It was ordained that murderers should be brent on the brawn of the left hand.
- E. Hall.
And in my vantbrace put this withered brawn.
- Shak.
3.The flesh of a boar; also, the salted and prepared flesh of a boar.
The best age for the boar is from two to five years, at which time it is best to geld him, or sell him for brawn.
- Mortimer.
4.A boar.

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