Meaning of “brazier” in the English Dictionary

"brazier" in English

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braziernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbreɪ.zi.ər/ us /ˈbreɪ.ʒ.ɚ/

brazier noun [ C ] (PERSON)

old use a person who makes and repairs brass objects

Examples from literature

  • He welcomed us very cordially and invited us to sit down before the fire burning in the copper brazier. 
  • More than this the flickering brazier would not permit me to see. 
  • The brilliant light, a lamp burning on the bench, a brazier full of coals flaring in the forge, increased her confusion still more. 
  • There was a charcoal brazier going in the middle with two or three mess tins of char boiling away. 
  • There were too few blankets, no braziers, and the cheap black shoes of civil life were soon in tatters. 

(Definition of “brazier” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)