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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 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.
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.
Braes River All Age School JSIF Amount: $3,946,110.
These horsemen and hounds are members of the Braes of Derwent Hunt.
I'd heard good things about the food at The Brewery (a cracking wee boozer with one of those top-of-the-range digital jukeboxes I find irresistible) but we settled for an aperitif (or three) before trying a place a few readers had recommended - The Braes.
ONLY a handful of pony club showjumpers came forward for the Braes of Derwent Pony Club Christmas Show Dengie Winter League Preliminady qualifying class at Holmside Park.
I have never ridden Braes Of Mar in a race but I sat on him a couple of times last week and he looks incredibly well.
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