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Meaning of BROWNIE

Pronunciation:  'brawnee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  square or bar of very rich chocolate cake usually with nuts
  2. [n]  (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
 

BROWNIE is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: elf, gremlin, hob, imp, pixie, pixy
 
 See Also: biscuit, cookie, cooky, faerie, faery, fairy, leprechaun, sprite

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Brown"ie\, n. [So called from its supposed tawny or
swarthy color.]
An imaginary good-natured spirit, who was supposed often to
perform important services around the house by night, such as
thrashing, churning, sweeping. [Scot.]

 
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