Branwen


Branwen

Branwen [bran-wen] Examples noun Welsh Legend.

  1. a sister of Bran: her son, by Matholwych, was killed by Evnissyen.

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for branwen Historical Examples of branwen

  • She found Branwen about to enter the chamber, in which the chief lay, with a bandage.

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Branwen felt that her only chance was to put a bold face on matters.

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • We need scarcely say that the search for Branwen proved fruitless.

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Branwen pursed her lips into the form of an O and opened her eyes wide.

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Branwen was a complete contrast to her friend in complexion.

    The Hot Swamp

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Word Origin and History for branwen Branwen

    fem. proper name, from Welsh bran “raven” + (g)wen “fair.” Daughter of Llyr, she was one of the legendary heroines of Wales.

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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