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brae

 (brā)
n. Scots
A hillside; a slope.

[Middle English bra, from Old Norse brā, eyebrow (unattested sense), eyelash.]

brae

(breɪ; Scottish bre)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a hill or hillside; slope
2. (plural) an upland area: the Gleniffer Braes.
[C14 bra; related to Old Norse brā eyelash, Old High German brāwa eyelid, eyebrow; compare brow]

hill•side

(ˈhɪlˌsaɪd)

n.
the side or slope of a hill.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brae - a slope or hillside
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
hillside - the side or slope of a hill
Translations

brae

[breɪ] N (Scot) → ladera f de monte, pendiente f

brae

n (Scot) → Berg m
References in classic literature ?
We trooped with her down the brae to the wooden station, and I think I was envying her the journey in the mysterious wagons; I know we played around her, proud of our right to be there, but I do not recall it, I only speak from hearsay.
I have fished a water with a sentry on the other side of the brae, and killed a fine trout; and I have sat in a heather bush within six feet of another, and learned a real bonny tune from his whistling.
So Fred was gratified with nearly an hour's practice of "Ar hyd y nos," "Ye banks and braes," and other favorite airs from his "Instructor on the Flute;" a wheezy performance, into which he threw much ambition and an irrepressible hopefulness.
We twa hae run about the braes, And pu'd the gowans fine; But we've wander'd mony a weary foot, Sin auld lang syne.
Funding has been approved for the final phase of Moat Brae conversion project.
A fun time was had by all who attended the Stow Brae Kirk performance by the Bearsden Fiddlers.
The upshot of it all was that Rural Brae retained his unbeaten career record while Skywalker Tuco, arguably the fastest dog in the competition, also qualified for next weekend's final after a major scare.
A three-time Grade 2 winner, A Toi Phil is a hopeful choice for the Grade 3 Horse & Jockey Hotel Kinloch Brae Chase in Thurles tomorrow.
The company behind the proposal is Whitelaw Brae Windfarm Ltd, which was set up by 2020 Renewables to develop the scheme.
The worker was taken from Marathon Oil's Brae Alpha platform to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary on Thursday morning.
Staff were also hired to work at Rose Brae Nursing and Residential Home, in Bebington, despite having criminal records.
As information sources for primary aged children go, Skara Brae in the 'Prehistoric Britain' series by Raintree Press ticks all the new curriculum boxes.