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It should always be a dry, sound stick, brash, but not in the least punky.

If this brash young Ranger wanted a fight he could have it on the jump.

On the other hand, could I renig on the job after all that brash line of talk I'd given Vee?

A little later we were not brash enough to know anything where he was concerned.

You don't know what a bad impression you make when you're too brash.

Doesn't it strike you that you are a trifle too brash, as they say around here?

I've had to do it—in your case I was too brash—I'll admit that—but come, let's get away from the mob.

When me and Jim heard that we didn't feel so brash as what we did before.

So I say just as you do, Jack; we mustnt be too brash and take chances.

Young willows are usually pliant and tough, old are stiff and brash.

WORD ORIGIN

1824, of obscure origin, originally American English; perhaps akin to 16c. Scottish brash "attack, assault," or French breche "fragments," especially of ice, from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German brehha "breach," from brehhan "to break"), or to German brechen "to vomit."

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