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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.
We twa hae run about the braes And pu'd the gowans' fine
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.
SHAMEFUL: Some of the graffiti on ancient site; ICONIC: the 5,000-year-old village of Skara Brae, in Sandwick, Orkney
LOCATED next to the M80 and just a few miles from the M73 and M74, Barratt's Brae Burn development in Cumbernauld is proving a draw for commuters across the central belt.
Pupils at Brae Street | | The Victorians introduced a wave of reforms, including compulsory education in 1870.
PRESS: If you'd like to attend and cover the event, or interview ZOOMA's local ambassador, please contact Brae Blackley at 202-744-9503 or brae@zoomarun.
Moat Brae House in Dumfries, which was saved from demolition in 2009, is at a crucial stage in its transformation an international centre for children's literature and needs 39 windows fitted.
BRAE HILL can build on a return to winning form - albeit at a lower level - to lift the Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer Handicap (2.
The transaction has also boosted Taqa's interests in the Brae area, the Sage gas pipeline and Forties-Brae and Forties-Braemar oil pipelines.