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adj. brawl·i·er, brawl·i·est
1. Engaged in brawling.
2. Tending to brawl.
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'Ay, I like the article brawly,' she would say timidly, 'but I'm doubting it's the last - I always have a sort of terror the new one may be the last,' and if many days elapsed before the arrival of another article her face would say mournfully, 'The blow has fallen - he can think of nothing more to write about.' If I ever shared her fears I never told her so, and the articles that were not Scotch grew in number until there were hundreds of them, all carefully preserved by her: they were the only thing in the house that, having served one purpose, she did not convert into something else, yet they could give her uneasy moments.
Currently, the Brawly Middle School serves 700 students but was designed for a capacity of 600.
"Instead of getting upset, he passed Hayden a copy of Walter Mosley's "Bad Boy Brawly Brown," a novel about a young black man who falls in with the wrong crowd but gets saved at the end."
She can indeed 'manage baith wyes brawly': changing in a single speech, at one point, from English for the young man whose suit she is determined to reject to Scots for her father's fee't men (p.
And she knew the way "brawly. The lasses can tek ye there.
Well, at least in the books about Zagreb that strive to confirm the ironic thought of the great Croatian bard Miroslav Krleza that Central Europe begins on the terrace of the Esplanade Hotel; I'm at home in Belgrade, whose head resides in cosmopolitan heights thanks to the poets Vasko Popa and Milos Cmjanski, and the writers Danilo Kis and David Albahari, while its legs are entrenched under the swinging lamp of a brawly Balkan tavern!
``We have to take a more mature and European approach to drink in this country and remove the brawly, lad and ladette culture that has been allowed to develop and which has been promoted by some media.
Walter Mosley's latest writing streak--Fear Itself Bad Boy Brawly Brown, The Man in My Basement--does not seem to have diluted the quality of his output.
Yet with a biting ache to be men, as battered and bowlegged and brawly as the regular rodeo pokes..." This is the beginning of this entertaining novel set in southern Florida in 1938, featuring a plucky orphaned teenager named Tullis, who works as one of the stable boys in a rundown rodeo.