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Definition of bray:

  1. The noise of an ass; a harsh grating sound. See Brag, Brawl.
  2. To pound or beat small. See Break.
  3. To utter with a bray.
  4. To utter a harsh sound, as an ass.

Common misspellings for bray:

hray.

Bray \b-ray\

Meaning:
cry out; borderland
Origin:
French
Details:
Bray as a boy's name is of Middle English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Bray is "cry out; borderland". In English as in donkeys bray.
Meaning:
Barry, berry, bar, bear, Bri, Brye.
Variants:
Brae.
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Examples of usage for bray:

  1. The aristocracy of brains differs from the aristocracies of birth and boodle as the sun differs from the jack- o- lantern, or as the music of the soul differs from the bray of the burro, or as a pure woman's love differs from the stolen affections hashed up by the fourth husband. – Dollars and Sense by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  2. Mr. Bray his wife, and his sister- in- law were a trio more like some delightful characters in a first- rate novel than the sober inhabitants of a Warwickshire country town. – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind
  3. Mr. Bray was a wealthy ribbon manufacturer, but had become engrossed from an early age in religious and metaphysical speculation as well as in political and social questions. – George Eliot by Mathilde Blind

Quotes for bray:

  1. An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
  2. If a donkey bray at you, don't bray at him.
  3. I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.

Rhymes for bray:

  1. bay, bey, ca, cay, clay, day, de, dray, drey, fe, fey, flay, fray, frey, gray, grey, hay, jay, lay, lei, ley, may, mei, nay, ne, neigh, ney, pay, paye, pei, play, pray, prey, quay, ray, re, say, se, shay, slay, sleigh, spray, stay, stray, sway, tay, tray, trey, way, wei, weigh, whey, wy, yay, yea, ay, blay, brae, dey, fay, haye, hey, j, k, they, wey, wray, cray, che, kay, rey, shea, jae, rae, kaye, klay, daye, faye, graye, jaye, raye, gaye, maye, mae, ae, sta, sze, tae, dae, nej, waye, khe, mey, vey, saye, brey, gway, hwe, lait, quai;
  2. abbe, allay, array, astray, away, ballet, belay, beret, betray, bombay, bouquet, buffet, cache, cafe, calais, cathay, chalet, cliche, convey, crochet, croquet, da, decay, defray, delay, dismay, display, dossier, essay, filet, fillet, ga, ha, halfway, hooray, manet, millay, monet, moray, obey, okay, parquet, passe, portray, prepay, puree, purvey, repay, replay, risque, saute, soiree, sorbet, souffle, survey, today, toupee, valet, olay, jose, mccrea, rene, renee, beauvais, delray, macrae, gervais, hervey, levey, mckay, o'shea, ole, sergei, dk, oj, ek, nikkei, asay, carre, b-j, mcveigh, mackay, nisei, hurray, orsay;
  3. attache, cabaret, cabernet, dak, disarray, disobey, faberge, fiance, ira, lyonnais, monterey, monterrey, overplay, overstay, piaget, underplay, underway, perrier, uva, aaa, bouvier, ita, bua, jna, cea, bta, chevrolet, ekk, intraday;
  4. cabriolet, communique, naivete, noaa, asea, foia, ceta, hiaa;
  5. waga;
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