- The definition of brawn means developed muscles, or physical strength.
An example of brawn is the ability to lift 300 pounds.
- strong, well-developed muscles
- muscular strength
- Brit. cooked boar's flesh
Origin: Middle English braun ; from Old French braon, fleshy or muscular part, buttock ; from Frankish brado, meat, calf (of leg), akin to Old High German brato, Old English bræde
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- Solid and well-developed muscles, especially of the arms and legs.
- Muscular strength and power.
- Chiefly British The meat of a boar.
Origin: Middle English, muscle, from Old French braon, meat, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.