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brown

1. any of various colours, such as those of wood or earth, produced by low intensity light in the wavelength range 620--585 nanometres
2. brown cloth or clothing
3. any of numerous mostly reddish-brown butterflies of the genera Maniola, Lasiommata, etc., such as M. jurtina (meadow brown): family Satyridae
4. of the colour brown

Brown

1. Sir Arthur Whitten . 1886--1948, British aviator who with J W Alcock made the first flight across the Atlantic (1919)
2. Ford Madox. 1821--93, British painter, associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. His paintings include The Last of England (1865) and Work (1865)
3. George (Alfred), Lord George-Brown. 1914--85, British Labour politician; vice-chairman and deputy leader of the Labour party (1960--70); foreign secretary 1966--68
4. George Mackay. 1921--96, Scottish poet, novelist, and short-story writer. His works, which include the novels Greenvoe (1972) and Magnus (1973), reflect the history and culture of Orkney
5. (James) Gordon. born 1951, British Labour politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1997
6. Herbert Charles. born 1912, US chemist, who worked on the compounds of boron. Nobel prize for chemistry 1979
7. James. born 1933, US soul singer and songwriter, noted for his dynamic stage performances and for his commitment to Black rights
8. John. 1800--59, US abolitionist leader, hanged after leading an unsuccessful rebellion of slaves at Harper's Ferry, Virginia
9. Lancelot, called Capability Brown. 1716--83, British landscape gardener
10. Michael (Stuart). born 1941, US physician: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1985) for work on cholesterol
11. Robert. 1773--1858, Scottish botanist who was the first to observe the Brownian movement in fluids

brown

symbol of unfruitfulness. [Color Symbolism: Jobes, 357]

Brown

(dreams)
Brown is not the most cheerful color in the spectrum. It is a very serious color that is associated with the earth, dirt, or soil. Autumn is generally brown and it represents a season of dormancy and conservatism. The brown in your dream may be symbolic of physical reality and earthiness. It may represent things in their “barest” form, and its interpretation may encourage you to add some light and depth into your daily life.
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But it would be great to send Browny back to Australia having just won a Grand Final.
And they cheekily chanted "Browny, Browny give us a song" - an allusion to a Beach Boys' ditty their former boss serenaded them with four years ago after he secured Premier League survival.
He added: "I've got a lot of time for Browny and I've come on leaps and bounds under him.
Everyone was delighted to hear the news that Browny was staying," said Giants second rower Danny Kirmond.
It also picks up the trend for nude lips being a slight touch of browny pink with shimmer.
Then a powerfully-built black called Farloe Browny flew in a hurdles trial.
I don't think we've played a lot together up front, it's always normally been Browny on the right or me up front.
In this memoir, the Colonel's adventurous descendant describes his own 2,700-mile journey--from the Mexican border town of Progresso to New York City--which he completed on foot, accompanied by a pack mule named Browny.
Browny helps TJ to develop the self-confidence to make new friends, and TJ comes to realize that is okay to miss his old friends--and to remember the good times they shared.
Rust can hide inside the plant sap stream for several months before emerging as a concentric ring of tiny orange or browny coloured pustules, usually on the underside of the leaves.
In this case, the three pigs were Browny, who "spent most of his time rolling and wallowing about in the mud," Whitey, who was gluttonous and greedy, and "the youngest and best looking, Blacky," who is "a good, nice little pig, neither dirty nor greedy.
I don't think I am out of turn in saying this because I have said it to Browny on a number of occasions - some of the other things he has to do better.