1A portable heater consisting of a pan or stand for holding lighted coals.
- In medieval times a chafing dish was a portable brazier to hold burning coals or charcoal, designed to be set on a metal stand and to have a dish of food on top.
- The air was thick with the smoke from coal fires in tin braziers and stoves.
- Before a few stood braziers and camp fires from the night before, allowing for a few of the arrows to be wrought in flame.
2North American A barbecue.
- Mauritians are also partial to a snack, sold by streetside vendors who cook up on charcoal braziers, fanning the flames with a flourish - another excellent exposure to the outdoor life.
- If you take the time to win their confidence, the secrets of the Atlas will be unveiled over cups of mint tea or perhaps a plateful of tagine, a stew of vegetables, mutton and herbs cooked in conical earthenware pots on charcoal braziers.
- A pair of jaded barmen served the local brew, Biere Niger, while to another side of the pool a chef fanned away at a charcoal brazier to provide brochette aperitifs.
late 17th century: from French brasier, from braise 'hot coals'.
A worker in brass.
- The lower rank comprises ‘the people of every art besides’, who include wrights, blacksmiths, braziers, craftsmen, physicians, judges, druids, and others.
- Mary's brother Robert Whittaker, a brazier, stripped to his underwear when the ship struck, and threw away 80 gold sovereigns, the weight of which threatened to drown him.
- Mr. Carnes was a pewterer, meaning he worked primarily in tin, while Mr. Maycock was a brazier working mostly with brass.
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- Most collectors interested in culinary copper will have heard of the famous London braziery retailer Benham and Froud.
- In most cases, there is no grip on the inner surface of the conduit, which is therefore generally smooth, coming straight from the braziery.
- A mid-19th century braziery run by Mohamed Tahir, where all sorts of brass and copper wares were sold, gave Armenian Streets its Chinese name, Pak Thang-Ah Kay (Copper Worker's Street).