Brashy Brash"y, a. 1. Resembling, or of the nature of, brash, or broken fragments; broken; crumbly. [1913 Webster]

Our progress was not at all impeded by the few soft, brashy floes that we encountered. --F. T. Bullen. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. Showery; characterized by brashes, or showers. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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