Brazen sea
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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  • brazen sea — brazen sea, a large vessel of brass in Solomon s temple, for the priests to wash in before performing the service of the temple; molten sea (in the Bible, II Kings 25:13, I Kings 7:23 26, II Chronicles 4:2 5) …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Molten Sea — an artist s rendition of the Molten Sea The Molten Sea or Brazen Sea (ים מוצק cast metal sea ) was a large basin in the Temple in Jerusalem made by Solomon for ablution of the priests. It is …   Wikipedia

  • molten sea — see under ↑sea • • • Main Entry: ↑melt molten sea (Bible) The brazen laver in 1 Kings 7.23–26 • • • Main Entry: ↑sea * * * molten sea, = brazen sea. (Cf. ↑brazen sea) …   Useful english dictionary

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