transitive verbbraised braised, brais·ing, brais·es
Origin of braiseFrench braiser, from braise, hot charcoal, from Old French brese, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
- Alternative spelling of braize.
- A method of joining non-ferrous metal using a molten filler metal. Similar to soldering but distinct from welding in that the filler is melted but not the metal being joined.
(third-person singular simple present braises, present participle braising, simple past and past participle braised)
From French braise (“live coals”), from Old French brese (“embers”), from Old Low Franconian; akin to Norwegian/Swedish braseld (“sparkling fire”), Norwegian/Swedish dialectal brasa (“to roast”), Danish dialectal brase (“to flambé, enflame”).
- Pagellus centrodontus; the sea bream.