Definition of brae in English:

brae

Line breaks: brae
Pronunciation: /breɪ
 
/

noun

Scottish
  • A steep bank or hillside: a figure was spied struggling up the brae [in place names]: Skara Brae
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    • Behind it are the braes of the Carse and the Sidlaw Hills and nearby are the villages of Longforgan and Inchture.
    • Last year, while the guys were getting to grips with lochs and braes and forests, the only things to rustle up some excitement in me was a set of old rusted anchors.
    • In the centre of the village, a small side road branched away and climbed a steep brae beyond the houses and back gardens.

Origin

Middle English: from Old Norse brá 'eyelash'. Compare with brow1, in which a similar sense development occurred.

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