Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: bran
IPA transcription: [bɹ'æn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: bran
    Meaning: food prepared from the husks of cereal grains
  • Synonyms: bran
    Meaning: broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting
Usage examples
  • The king's gillies came to seek the bran, and they took the four sacks with them, and they emptied them before the horses.
  • "This is what I am thinking," said Conall, "since you are working every day for the king, you and your gillies could put myself and my sons into four sacks of bran."
  • William took his bugle proudly in one hand and his pistol (the glorious result of a dip in the bran tub at a school party) in the other, and, sternly denying themselves the pleasures of afternoon school, off the two set upon the road of romance and adventure.