- the topmost edge of a cup, glass, bowl, etc.
- a rim or edge around a body of water
- the water at such an edge
- a projecting rim or edge of anything: the brim of a hat
ME brimme, akin to ON barmr, rim: for IE base see broom
transitive verb, intransitive verb brimmed, brimming
to fill or be full to the brim