Sentence Examples

  • Druitt, Costume on Brasses (London, 1906).
  • (2) Words terminating in s surd or sonant and in x anciently formed their plural by adding to the singular the syllable es (bras, brasses; pres,, preses; maleix, maleixes), but subsequently, from about the 15th centui-v, the Castilian influence substituted Os, so that one now hears brrissos, presos, ma~eixos.
  • It has brasses and monuments of interest and a late Decorated baptistery of stone, an ornate roofed structure, octagonal in form.
  • The church of St Mary is almost entirely Perpendicular, and has a beautiful south porch, brasses of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and numerous monuments, several of which, in a chantry, commemorate members of the family of Drake, lords of the manor.
  • For the linings of brasses, various white metals are used, these being alloys of copper, antimony and tin, and occasionally lead.

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