MEANING: adjective: 1. Shamelessly bold.
2. Made of or relating to brass.
verb tr.: To face an embarrassing or difficult situation in a shamelessly bold manner.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English braes (brass). Earliest documented use: 1000.

BLAZEN - how the outlaws galloped into town with their gunza

BRATEN - the wurst possible Viennese sausage

BRAKE N - - how to slow down the fourteenth car of the train