Definition of brawn in English:

brawn

Syllabification: brawn
Pronunciation: /brôn
 
/

noun

  • 1Physical strength in contrast to intelligence: commando work required as much brain as brawn
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    • Their strength and brawn have always put Tipp off a bit.
    • I suddenly saw these guys around me gaining this muscle, strength, and brawn.
    • On exams that measure brawn and physical aptitude, your score is not fixed - it can improve over time.
    Synonyms
    physical strength, muscle(s), burliness, huskiness, toughness, power, might; vigor, punch
    informal beef, beefiness
  • 2British Meat from a pig’s or calf’s head that is cooked and pressed in a pot with jelly.
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    • Medieval English pork recipes included pies, brawn, and little rissoles.
    • The principal part of the pig used to make Pork Brawn is the head.
    • If you hanker for a taste of the past and have time on your hands, try his take on the old traditional favourite of jellied brawn

Origin

Middle English: from Old French braon 'fleshy part of the leg', of Germanic origin; related to German Braten 'roast meat'.

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