Brandished
Brandish Bran"dish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brandished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brandishing}.] [OE. braundisen, F. brandir, fr. brand a sword, fr. OHG. brant brand. See {Brand}, n.] 1. To move or wave, as a weapon; to raise and move in various directions; to shake or flourish. [1913 Webster]

The quivering lance which he brandished bright. --Drake. [1913 Webster]

2. To play with; to flourish; as, to brandish syllogisms. [1913 Webster]


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  • brandished — bran·dish || brændɪʃ v. wave something about, shake something (in a threatening manner) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • παλτά — παλτόν brandished neut nom/voc/acc pl παλτός brandished neut nom/voc/acc pl παλτά̱ , παλτός brandished fem nom/voc/acc dual παλτά̱ , παλτός brandished fem nom/voc sg (doric aeolic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • παλτῶν — παλτάζω throw a dart fut part act masc voc sg παλτάζω throw a dart fut part act neut nom/voc/acc sg παλτάζω throw a dart fut part act masc nom sg (attic epic ionic) παλτόν brandished neut gen pl παλτός brandished fem gen pl παλτός brandished… …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • παλτόν — brandished neut nom/voc/acc sg παλτός brandished masc acc sg παλτός brandished neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Brandish — Bran dish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Brandished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Brandishing}.] [OE. braundisen, F. brandir, fr. brand a sword, fr. OHG. brant brand. See {Brand}, n.] 1. To move or wave, as a weapon; to raise and move in various directions; to shake …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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