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1. Water saturated with or containing large amounts of a salt, especially sodium chloride.
a. The water of a sea or an ocean.
b. A large body of salt water.
3. Salt water used for preserving and pickling foods.
tr.v. brined, brin·ing, brines
To immerse, preserve, or pickle in salt water.

[Middle English, from Old English brīne.]

brin′er n.
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1. a person who brines
2. a salt boiler
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