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 for Brown
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brown \Brown\, n.
     A dark color inclining to red or yellow, resulting from the
     mixture of red and black, or of red, black, and yellow; a
     tawny, dusky hue.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brown \Brown\ (broun), a. [Compar. Browner; superl.
     Brownest.] [OE. brun, broun, AS. br?n; akin to D. bruin,
     OHG. br?n, Icel. br?nn, Sw. brun, Dan. bruun, G. braun, Lith.
     brunas, Skr. babhru. [root]93, 253. Cf. Bruin, Beaver,
     Burnish, Brunette.]
     Of a dark color, of various shades between black and red or
     yellow.
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           Cheeks brown as the oak leaves.          --Longfellow.
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     Brown Bess, the old regulation flintlock smoothbore musket,
        with bronzed barrel, formerly used in the British army.
  
     Brown bread
     (a) Dark colored bread; esp. a kind made of unbolted wheat
         flour, sometimes called in the United States Graham
         bread. "He would mouth with a beggar though she smelt
         brown bread and garlic." --Shak.
     (b) Dark colored bread made of rye meal and Indian meal, or
         of wheat and rye or Indian; rye and Indian bread. [U.S.]
         
  
     Brown coal, wood coal. See Lignite.
  
     Brown hematite or Brown iron ore (Min.), the hydrous iron
        oxide, limonite, which has a brown streak. See Limonite.
        
  
     Brown holland. See under Holland.
  
     Brown paper, dark colored paper, esp. coarse wrapping
        paper, made of unbleached materials.
  
     Brown spar (Min.), a ferruginous variety of dolomite, in
        part identical with ankerite.
  
     Brown stone. See Brownstone.
  
     Brown stout, a strong kind of porter or malt liquor.
  
     Brown study, a state of mental abstraction or serious
        reverie. --W. Irving.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brown \Brown\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Browned; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Browning.]
     1. To make brown or dusky.
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              A trembling twilight o'er welkin moves,
              Browns the dim void and darkens deep the groves.
                                                    --Barlow.
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     2. To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or
        flour.
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     3. To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by
        forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface. --Ure.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brown \Brown\, v. i.
     To become brown.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  brown
      adj 1: of a color similar to that of wood or earth [syn:
             brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown]
      2: (of skin) deeply suntanned [syn: brown, browned]
      n 1: an orange of low brightness and saturation [syn: brown,
           brownness]
      2: Scottish botanist who first observed the movement of small
         particles in fluids now known a Brownian motion (1773-1858)
         [syn: Brown, Robert Brown]
      3: abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful
         raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859) [syn: Brown,
         John Brown]
      4: a university in Rhode Island [syn: Brown University,
         Brown]
      v 1: fry in a pan until it changes color; "brown the meat in the
           pan"
      2: make brown in color; "the draught browned the leaves on the
         trees in the yard" [syn: embrown, brown]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  165 Moby Thesaurus words for "brown":
     Argos brown, Bordeaux, Cologne brown, Mexican red, Roman umber,
     Saint Benoit, Turkey umber, acorn, alesan, alizarin brown,
     anthracene brown, anthragallol, antique brown, antique gold,
     autumn leaf, bake, barbecue, baste, becloud, bedarken, bedim,
     begloom, beige, biscuit, bister, black, black out, blacken, blanch,
     block the light, blot out, boil, bone brown, bracken, braise, brew,
     broil, bronze, brown race, browning, brownish, brownish-yellow,
     brownness, brunet, bunny brown, burn, burnt almond, cafe noir,
     cast a shadow, chocolate, cinnamon, cloud, cloud over, cocoa,
     cocoa-brown, coconut, coddle, coffee, coffee-brown, cook, curry,
     darken, darken over, dead leaf, devil, dim, dim out, do,
     do to perfection, doeskin, drab, dun, dun-brown, dun-drab, eclipse,
     ecru, embrown, encloud, encompass with shadow, fawn, fawn-colored,
     fire, foliage brown, fox, fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, fuscous,
     gloom, grege, griddle, grill, hazel, heat, infuscate, infuscation,
     khaki, leather, lurid, maple sugar, mummy, murk, negro, nut-brown,
     obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, obumbrate, occult, occultate,
     olive brown, olive-brown, olive-drab, oriole, otter brown,
     oven-bake, overcast, overcloud, overshadow, pan, pan-broil,
     parboil, partridge, philamot, poach, prepare, prepare food,
     raw sienna, raw umber, resorcin dark brown, roast, rust, saute,
     scallop, seal, seal-brown, sear, sepia, shade, shadow, shirr,
     simmer, snuff-colored, somber, sorrel, steam, stew, stir-fry,
     sunburn, suntan, tan, taupe, tawny, tenne, terra sienna,
     terra umbra, toast, toast-brown, topaz, umber, umber-colored,
     walnut, walnut-brown, yellowish-brown
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Illinois
     Population (2000):    6950
     Housing Units (2000): 2456
     Land area (2000):     305.648958 sq. miles (791.627134 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.590768 sq. miles (4.120069 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    307.239726 sq. miles (795.747203 sq. km)
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             39.950254 N, 90.740237 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, IL
      Brown County
      Brown County, IL
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Kansas
     Population (2000):    10724
     Housing Units (2000): 4815
     Land area (2000):     570.674427 sq. miles (1478.039918 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    1.521689 sq. miles (3.941157 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    572.196116 sq. miles (1481.981075 sq. km)
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             39.813050 N, 95.562704 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, KS
      Brown County
      Brown County, KS
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Indiana
     Population (2000):    14957
     Housing Units (2000): 7163
     Land area (2000):     312.264196 sq. miles (808.760520 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    4.357889 sq. miles (11.286879 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    316.622085 sq. miles (820.047399 sq. km)
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             39.228538 N, 86.218138 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, IN
      Brown County
      Brown County, IN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    26911
     Housing Units (2000): 11163
     Land area (2000):     610.863843 sq. miles (1582.130022 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    7.740608 sq. miles (20.048081 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    618.604451 sq. miles (1602.178103 sq. km)
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             44.255312 N, 94.696210 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, MN
      Brown County
      Brown County, MN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    3525
     Housing Units (2000): 1916
     Land area (2000):     1221.279443 sq. miles (3163.099102 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    3.796873 sq. miles (9.833856 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1225.076316 sq. miles (3172.932958 sq. km)
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             42.534188 N, 99.871572 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, NE
      Brown County
      Brown County, NE
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Ohio
     Population (2000):    42285
     Housing Units (2000): 17193
     Land area (2000):     491.758790 sq. miles (1273.649365 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    3.457361 sq. miles (8.954523 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    495.216151 sq. miles (1282.603888 sq. km)
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             38.926434 N, 83.872440 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, OH
      Brown County
      Brown County, OH
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Texas
     Population (2000):    37674
     Housing Units (2000): 17889
     Land area (2000):     943.852819 sq. miles (2444.567475 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    13.083689 sq. miles (33.886597 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    956.936508 sq. miles (2478.454072 sq. km)
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             31.772058 N, 98.998706 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, TX
      Brown County
      Brown County, TX
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in South Dakota
     Population (2000):    35460
     Housing Units (2000): 15861
     Land area (2000):     1713.069884 sq. miles (4436.830444 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    18.138538 sq. miles (46.978597 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1731.208422 sq. miles (4483.809041 sq. km)
     Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
     Location:             45.538665 N, 98.381992 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, SD
      Brown County
      Brown County, SD
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Brown -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    226778
     Housing Units (2000): 90199
     Land area (2000):     528.675390 sq. miles (1369.262916 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    86.749594 sq. miles (224.680408 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    615.424984 sq. miles (1593.943324 sq. km)
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             44.493492 N, 88.032769 W
     Headwords:
      Brown
      Brown, WI
      Brown County
      Brown County, WI
  

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