Brazen age
Brazen Bra"zen, a.[OE. brasen, AS. br[ae]sen. See {Brass}.] 1. Pertaining to, made of, or resembling, brass. [1913 Webster]

2. Sounding harsh and loud, like resounding brass. [1913 Webster]

3. Impudent; immodest; shameless; having a front like brass; as, a brazen countenance. [1913 Webster]

{Brazen age}. (a) (Myth.) The age of war and lawlessness which succeeded the silver age. (b) (Arch[ae]ol.) See under {Bronze}.

{Brazen sea} (Jewish Antiq.), a large laver of brass, placed in Solomon's temple for the use of the priests. [1913 Webster]


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