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braw

 (brô)
adj. braw·er, braw·est Scots
1. Fine; splendid.
2. Dressed in a fine or showy manner.

[Scots, variant of brave.]

braw

(brɔː; brɑː)
adj
fine or excellent, esp in appearance or dress
pl n
best clothes
[C16: Scottish variant of brave]
ˈbrawly adv

braw

(brɔ, brɑ)

adj. Chiefly Scot.
1. excellent.
2. finely dressed.
[1555–65; variant of brave]
braw′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.braw - brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw' is a Scottish word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay plumage"
colourful, colorful - striking in variety and interest; "a colorful period of history"; "a colorful character"; "colorful language"
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

braw

adjective
Scots. Having pleasant desirable qualities:
Scots: bonny.
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"Eh, Maister Bishopriggs," cried the girl, "here's a braw young leddy speerin' for ye by yer ain name at the door."
"France is a braw place, nae doubt; but I weary for the heather and the deer.
Belyve,* the elder bairns come drapping in, At service out, amang the farmers roun'; Some ca' the pleugh, some herd, some tentie** rin A cannie*** errand to a neebor town: Their eldest hope, their Jenny, woman grown, In youthfu' bloom, love sparkling in her e'e Comes hame, perhaps, to show a braw new gown, Or deposite her sair-won penny-fee,*** To help her parents dear, if they in hardship be.
But in the mornin', braw an' airly, an hour before sunup, a man came aboard wi' an order, written to him from England, to receive a box marked for one Count Dracula.
The earlier variant sported Cinema DNG, while the new version offers BRAW. The Cinema DNG format was not very popular among users, which is why Blackmagic needed to bring out the BRAW update.
The page says: "Matt, owner of The Grange Restaurant & Steakhouse in North Berwick will be going up against Peter, owner of Braw Burgers & Pizzas of Edinburgh in a race to lose 6 stone!
7.22 (261m): Haggswood Rio, Shaunas Vision, Glenburn Jimmy, Our Karma Girl (M), Salmegirl (M), Brosna Braw (W).
Eat with your hands and embrace the mess when you try out The Braw Barn's savory fare.
In discussion last year with Elisabeth Braw at The Baltic Times Gala Dinner, an event held yearly by The Baltic Times owner Gene Zolotarev to support young Baltic Journalists, Braw noted that Latvian conductors and singers are stealing the global spotlight, and turning Latvia into a musical superpower.
Zachary Wadsworth: Three Lullabies: "Rockaby, Lullaby," "You spotted snake ..." "Under the silver moon." Darien Shulman: Three Poems of Thomas Moore: "If Thou'lt Be Mine," "An Argument," "Come Rest in This Bosom." Dennis Tobenski: And He'll Be Mine: "Braw, Braw Lads o' Galla Water," "Craigieburn Wood," "Him That's Far Away," "Lament," "Bonie Dundee," "The Gallant Weaver," "John Anderson, My Jo."
To find out more about Burn's Night and what you need to do to enjoy an authentic experience you can visit http://www.scotland.org/whats-on/burns-night/As our Scottish cousins would say: braw.
Grand national-WINNING jockey ryan Mania, pictured with Fraser Casson, 7, from Hawick, will be tackling obstacles of a different kind today as he takes part in the Galashiels Braw lads Gathering in the Scottish Borders.