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BRAN, n. The outer coat of wheat, rye or other farinaceous grain, separated from the flour by grinding.




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BRAN, n. The outer coat of wheat, rye or other farinaceous grain, separated from the flour by grinding.


BRAN, n. [W. bran, composed of b and rhan, a piece, from rhanu, to rend or tear; Arm. brenn; Ir. and Fr. bran. In Italian, brano, is a piece or bit. Arm. ranna; Ir. rannam, to tear.]

The outer coat of wheat, rye or other farinaceous grain, separated from the flour by grinding.


Bran
  1. The broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain.
  2. The European carrion crow.
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Bran

BRAN, noun The outer coat of wheat, rye or other farinaceous grain, separated from the flour by grinding.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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choir

CHOIR, n.

1. A collection of singers, especially in divine service, in a church.

2. Any collection of singers.

3. That part of a church appropriated for the singers, separated from the chancel and the nave. In congregational and some other churches, the singers are placed in certain seats in the galleries.

4. In nunneries, a large hall adjoining to the body of the church, separated by a grate, where the nuns sing the office.

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