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brawn

noun [U] uk   /brɔːn/ us    /brɑːn/

brawn noun [U] (STRENGTH)

physical strength and big muscles: She said she preferred brawn to brains (= a man who is physically attractive rather than a clever one).Fit and healthy

brawn noun [U] (FOOD)

UK (US headcheese) meat from the head of a pig, cooked, and pressed into a blockSausages, burgers and stuffingsOrgans eaten as meat
brawny
adjective uk   /ˈbrɔː.ni/ us    /ˈbrɑː-/
He was a big brawny man with huge hands.Fit and healthy
(Definition of brawn from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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