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brazier

a grill
Not to be confused with:
brassiere – a woman’s undergarment that supports the breasts

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 ?
But Ulysses took his stand near the burning braziers, holding up torches and looking at the people--brooding the while on things that should surely come to pass.
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.