Brinish
Brinish Brin"ish, a. Like brine; somewhat salt; saltish. ``Brinish tears.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • brinish — brīnˈish adjective 1. Like brine 2. Somewhat salt • • • Main Entry: ↑brine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brinishness — Brin ish*ness, n. State or quality of being brinish. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brine — brineless, adj. briner, n. brinish, adj. brinishness, n. /bruyn/, n., v., brined, brining. n. 1. water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt. 2. a salt and water solution for pickling. 3. the sea or ocean. 4. the water of the sea …   Universalium

  • brine — /braɪn / (say bruyn) noun 1. water saturated or strongly impregnated with salt. 2. water strongly salted for pickling. 3. the sea or ocean. 4. the water of the sea. –verb (t) (brined, brining) 5. to treat with or steep in brine. {Middle English;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • brennish — bad form of brinish a …   Useful english dictionary

  • brinishness — ˈbrinishness Brinish state or quality. in Johnson; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

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