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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brown, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Browned p. pr. & vb. n. Browning.]
 1. To make brown or dusky.
 A trembling twilight o'er welkin moves,
 Browns the dim void and darkens deep the groves.   --Barlow.
 2. To make brown by scorching slightly; as, to brown meat or flour.
 3. To give a bright brown color to, as to gun barrels, by forming a thin coat of oxide on their surface.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of skin) having a tan color from exposure to the sun; "a
            young bronzed Apollo" [syn: bronzed, suntanned, tanned]