Bronze Bronze, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bronzed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bronzing}.] [Cf. F. bronzer. See {Bronze}, n.] 1. To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze; as, to bronze plaster casts; to bronze coins or medals. [1913 Webster]

The tall bronzed black-eyed stranger. --W. Black. [1913 Webster]

2. To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen. [1913 Webster]

The lawer who bronzes his bosom instead of his forehead. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

{Bronzed skin disease}. (Pathol.) See {Addison's disease}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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