Brown in a sentence

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Definition of Brown

  • Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or yellow.
  • A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a tawny, dusky hue.
  • To make brown or dusky.
  • To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
  • To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.
  • To become brown.
  • a university in Rhode Island
  • an orange of low brightness and saturation
  • abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
  • Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
  • make brown in color
  • fry in a pan until it changes color

How to use brown in a sentence. Brown pronunciation.

At Nahoum's words the dusky brown of Achmet's face turned as black as the sudden dilation of the pupil of an eye deepens its hue, and he said with a guttural accent: "Every man hath a time to die.
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His light brown beard and hair and blue eyes gave him a look almost Saxon, and bland power spoke in his face and in every gesture.
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He had prompted old Diaz Pasha to speak of him as a reincarnation, so separate and withdrawn he seemed at the end of the evening, yet with an uncanny mastery in his dark brown eyes.
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He was respectably dressed, but nothing more, and in his large bare hands held a brown hat marked with a grease spot.
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There was nothing remarkable in the face with its mournful brown eyes, and decided looking mouth and chin.
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The Christian Woman_ tells the story of a poor woman who, in her anxiety to give to the Lord, could find nothing but a poor brown towel.
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There was nothing I could put into the box except two brown towels.
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He had seated himself crosswise on a camp-stool, and seemed to be admiring the contour of his brown boots.
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Nancy stood before her husband with a substantial packet in brown paper.
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In his hand was the brown paper parcel, done up as when he received it.
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The Postmaster-General_. SIR,-In reply to your enquiry as to the nature of the parcel, I beg to inform you that it was oblong in shape and done up in brown paper and tied securely with string.
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Mary's_ own view (though tempered by vague aspirations towards a softer existence, as we might have guessed from the elegance of her brown shoes) before a year of the higher life had shaken her content.
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The shadow of a smile flitted over Madame de Tecle's brown but charming face.
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Some regiments drew the brown canvas fatigue uniform, but the only use made of it was to put the white blanket-roll through the legs of the trousers, thereby adding to the weight of the roll, without perceptible benefit to the soldier.
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In the middle of the lake there is an island covered with trees and nut bushes; and amongst those trees stands a hollow oak-tree, which is the house of an owl who is called Old Brown.
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They also took with them an offering of three fat mice as a present for Old Brown, and put them down upon his door-step. Then Twinkleberry and the other little squirrels each made a low bow, and said politely- "Old Mr. Brown, will you favour us with permission to gather nuts upon your island?
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Now this riddle is as old as the hills; Mr. Brown paid no attention whatever to Nutkin.
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Mr. Brown woke up suddenly and carried the mole into his house.
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But Nutkin gathered oak-apples-yellow and scarlet-and sat upon a beech-stump playing marbles, and watching the door of old Mr. Brown.
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On the third day the squirrels got up very early and went fishing; they caught seven fat minnows as a present for Old Brown.
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Examples of Brown

Example #1
Kaid might slay, might toss a pasha or a slave into the Nile now and then, might invite a Bey to visit him, and stroke his beard and call him brother and put diamond-dust in the coffee he drank, so that he died before two suns came and went again, "of inflammation and a natural death"; but he, Achmet Pasha, was the dark Inquisitor who tortured every day, for whose death all men prayed, and whom some would have slain, but that another worse than himself might succeed him.
Example #2
He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
Example #3
Going to weight, he was still muscular and well groomed.
Example #4
He was seldom without the string of beads so many Orientals love to carry, and, Armenian Christian as he was, the act seemed almost religious.
Example #5
This still Quaker, with the white shining face and pontifical hat, with his address of "thee" and "thou," and his forms of speech almost Oriental in their imagery and simplicity, himself an archaism, had impressed them with a sense of power.
Example #6
To Nahoum Pasha, Dim had said, as the former left the Palace, a cigarette between his fingers: "Sleep not nor slumber, Nahoum.