{{11}}braze (v.1) "to expose to the action of fire," 1580s, perhaps from Fr. braser "to solder," in Old French, "to burn," related to brese "embers" (see BRAISE (Cf. braise)). Related: Brazed; brazing.
{{12}}braze (v.2) "to make of or cover in brass," O.E. brasian "to do work in brass, make of brass," from bræs (see BRASS (Cf. brass)). Cf. glaze from glass.

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