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BRAZIER (from the Fr. brasier, which ...

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 438 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BRAZIER (from the Fr. brasier, which comes from braise, hot charcoal), a metal receptacle for holding burning coals or charcoal, much used in southern Europe and the East for warming rooms. Braziers are often elegant in form, and highly artistic in ornamentation, with chased or embossed feet and decorated exteriors.
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