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Definition of Brute

Bride
Bride
  BRUTE   noun
See HUSBAND.
 

Devil's Dictionarydefinition from:
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911

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Regular definition:
BRUTE:
bru:t n. & adj. --n. 1 a a brutal or violent person or animal. b colloq. an unpleasant person. 2 an animal as opposed to a human being. --adj. 1 not possessing the capacity to reason. 2 a animal-like, cruel. b stupid, sensual. 3 unthinking, merely material (brute force; brute matter). °°brutehood n. brutish adj. brutishly adv. brutishness n. [F f. L brutus stupid]


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