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ˈbreɪ ʒərbra·zier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brazier, brasier(noun)

    large metal container in which coal or charcoal is burned; warms people who must stay outside for long times


  1. brazier(Noun)

    An upright standing or hanging metal bowl used for holding burning coal for a source of light or heat.

    Etymology: brasier, from braise live coals. See brass.

  2. brazier(Noun)

    A worker in brass.

    Etymology: brasier, from braise live coals. See brass.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brazier(noun)

    an artificer who works in brass

  2. Brazier(noun)

    a pan for holding burning coals

  3. Brazier(noun)

    same as Brasier


  1. Brazier

    A brazier is a container for fire, generally taking the form of an upright standing or hanging metal bowl or box. Used for burning solid fuel, braziers principally provide heat and light, but may also be used for cooking and cultural rituals. Braziers have been recovered from many early archaeological sites, for example the Nimrud brazier recently excavated by the Iraqi National Museum, which dates back to at least 824 BCE. Charred cannabis seeds found in a brazier at a 3rd millennium BCE archaeological site in present day Romania indicate that braziers were used for cultural rituals, as well as for more mundane domestic purposes. Braziers are mentioned in the Bible. The Hebrew word for brazier is of Egyptian origin, suggesting an invention imported from Egypt. The only reference to it in the Bible is in Jeremiah 36:22-23, where braziers heat the winter palace of King Jehoiakim. In some churches a brazier is used to create a small fire, called new fire, which is then used to light the Paschal candle during the Easter Vigil. The Roman Emperor Jovian was poisoned by the fumes from a brazier in his tent in CE 364, ending the line of Constantine. But despite the risks associated with burning charcoal on open fires, braziers were widely adopted as a source of domestic heat, particularly in the Spanish-speaking world. Fernando de Alva Cortés Ixtlilxochitl notes that the Tepanec Tlatoani in New Spain slept between two braziers because he was so old he produced no natural heat. In many areas they used to be considered healthier than fireplaces and chimneys, and continued to be one of the primary means of heating houses in Spain until the early 20th century. Gerald Brenan described the widespread habit in Spain in the 1920s of placing a brazier beneath a cloth-covered table to keep the legs and feet of the family warm on winter evenings.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brazier

    brā′zi-ėr, n. one who works in Brass (q.v.).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brazier in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brazier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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