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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brill, Scophthalmus rhombusnoun

    European food fish


  1. brillnoun

    A type of flatfish, Scophthalmus rhombus.

  2. brilladjective

    Wonderful, clever, amusing. Denotes approval of the noun it is applied to, comparable to "cool".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brillnoun

    a fish allied to the turbot (Rhombus levis), much esteemed in England for food; -- called also bret, pearl, prill. See Bret


  1. Brill

    Brill is a village and civil parish in Aylesbury Vale district in Buckinghamshire, England, close to the boundary with Oxfordshire. It is about 4 miles north-west of Long Crendon and 7 miles south-east of Bicester. It has a Royal charter to hold a weekly market, but has not done so for many years.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Brill

    bril, n. a fish of the same kind as the turbot, spotted with white. [Ety. unknown.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. brill

    The Pleuronectes rhombus, a common fish, allied to, but rather smaller than, the turbot.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brill in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brill in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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  1. Illeana Douglas:

    The first day of work, I was walking the halls of the Brill Building and saw Warren Beatty and Elaine May editing ‘Ishtar,’ i thought, ‘This is the greatest job ever!’.

  2. Kenan Thompson:

    What about bringing Lars( Tom Hodges) back as a coach for a team ? All of a sudden Steve Brill look over and Lars is a coach of one of the Minnesota teams or something.

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    personnel who assist their superior in carrying out an assigned task
    • A. rapture
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