At last he ventured too near the walls, and was brained by a stone.
Children were torn from their mother's breast to be brained on the hearthstone.
I hated that keeper so't I could have brained him joyfully any minute.
You may be sure I was inside in a moment, and I brained the savage with the butt of a pistol.
"If knuckles could do it, I should have brained him, sir," said ...