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1) bray. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...To break up into tiny particles: crush, granulate, grind, mill, powder, pulverize, triturate. See HELP....

2) Bray, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bray, Thomas, 1656-1730, English clergyman and philanthropist. In 1696 he was selected by the bishop of London as his commissary to establish the Anglican church...

3) Vicar of Bray (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Let who will be king, I will be vicar of Bray still. Brome says of Simon Alleyn that he "lived in the reigns of Henry VIII., Edward VI., Mary, and Elizabeth. In the...

4) bray 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: brayed, brayˇing, brays1. To utter the loud, harsh cry of a donkey. 2. To sound loudly and harshly: The foghorn brayed all night. To emit (an utterance...

5) bray 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: brayed, brayˇing, brays1. To crush and pound to a fine consistency, as in a mortar. 2. To spread (ink) thinly over a surface. Middle English braien,...

6) Bray. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...(See VICAR.) 1...

7) Animals (The cries of). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Apes gibber; asses bray; bees hum; beetles drone; bears growl; bitterns boom; blackbirds whistle: blackcaps-we speak of the "chick-chick" of the blackcap; bulls bellow;...

8) Rossignol (French). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Rossignol d Arcadie. A donkey; so called because its bray is quite as remarkable as the nightingale s song, and Arcadia is called the land of asses and fools. (See...

9) 62586. Unknown. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...will maintain,Until my dying day, Sir,That whatsoever king shall reign,I'll be the Vicar of Bray, Sir. ATTRIBUTION:Unknown. The Vicar of Bray (l. 9-12). Oxford...

10) 19207. Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans], George. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:19207 QUOTATION:An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down. ATTRIBUTION:George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans] (1819-1880), British novelist,...

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