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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being salty, as with sea water.

Usage examples (8)
  • My predecessor declares that the brackishness of its produce has stood in the way of its reputation for holiness.
  • (as Plato speaketh), thereby washing off the brackishness of hearing.
  • It fixes hominy and shredded chicken in a robust red broth that almost burns with savory brackishness.
  • The Salmon is accounted the King of freshwater fish; and is ever bred in rivers relating to the sea, yet so high. or far from it, as admits of no tincture of salt, or... for more
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