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bra·zier 1

also bra·sier  (brā′zhər)
n.
One who makes brass articles.

[Middle English brasier, from bras, brass; see brass.]

bra·zier 2

also bra·sier  (brā′zhər)
n.
1. A metal pan for holding burning coals or charcoal.
2. A cooking device consisting of a charcoal or electric heating source over which food is grilled.

[French brasier, from braise, hot coals; see braise.]

brazier

(ˈbreɪzɪə) or

brasier

n
(Professions) a person engaged in brass-working or brass-founding
[C14: from Old English bræsian to work in brass + -er1]
ˈbraziery n

brazier

(ˈbreɪzɪə) or

brasier

n
a portable metal receptacle for burning charcoal or coal, used for cooking, heating, etc
[C17: from French brasier, from braise live coals; see braise]

bra•zier1

(ˈbreɪ ʒər)

n.
1. a metal receptacle for holding live coals or other fuel, as for heating a room.
2. a container holding live coals covered by a grill on which food is cooked.
[1680–90; earlier brasier < French. See braise, -er2]

bra•zier2

(ˈbreɪ ʒər)

n.
one who makes articles of brass.
[1275–1325; Middle English brasier= Old English bræsi(an) to work in brass + -er -er1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brazier - large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burnedbrazier - large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times
heater, warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
hibachi - a portable brazier that burns charcoal and has a grill for cooking
Translations

brazier

[ˈbreɪzɪəʳ] Nbrasero m

brazier

[ˈbreɪzɪər] nbrasero m

brazier

n(Kohlen)feuer nt(im Freien); (= container)Kohlenbecken nt

brazier

[ˈbreɪzɪəʳ] nbraciere m
References in classic literature ?
A BRAZIER had a little Dog, which was a great favorite with his master, and his constant companion.
He added charcoal and a fisherman's brazier, a coffee pot and frying pan, and the coffee and the meat, and a black bass fresh from the water that day.
In the fireplace stood a brazier full of burning charcoal; for, though the weather was not cold, the evenings always seemed damp and chilly in that great room; and Legree, moreover, wanted a place to light his cigars, and heat his water for punch.
But in the corridors that followed the suite, there stood, opposite to each window, a heavy tripod, bearing a brazier of fire, that projected its rays through the tinted glass and so glaringly illumined the room.
She was then dining alone, and her solitary dinner had been brought in from somewhere, over a kind of brazier with a fire in it, and she had no company or prospect of company, that I could see, but the old man who had brought it.
The fire was in a rusty brazier, not fitted to the hearth; and a common lamp, shaped like a hyacinth- root, smoked and flared in the neck of a stone bottle on the table.
At the end he felt faint and sick, and having lit some Algerian pastilles in a pierced copper brazier, he bathed his hands and forehead with a cool musk-scented vinegar.
going out for soup,' and there is always some neighbour's brazier or hearth for them, which, if it does not warm, at least tempers the cold to them, and lastly, they sleep comfortably at night under a roof.
At the farther end was a small brazier of burning charcoal, beside which on a three-legged wooden stool there sat a tall, thin old man, with his jaw resting upon his two fists, and his elbows upon his knees, staring into the fire.
When she arrived, she was so thickly veiled that the dervish could not see her face, but he desired a brazier to be held over her head, and laid the seven hairs on the burning coals.
I lighted it at a little brazier, which was supported upon an elegant bronze stem, and drew the first whiffs with the delight of a lover of smoking who has not smoked for two days.
From the top of the wall Saxon watched the men grouped about the charcoal brazier, eating crusty Italian bread and a stew of meat and vegetables, washed down with long draughts of thin red wine.