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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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brown·ing, n.
 1. The act or operation of giving a brown color, as to gun barrels, etc.
 2. Masonry A smooth coat of brown mortar, usually the second coat, and the preparation for the finishing coat of plaster.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic
           pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called
           the Peacemaker) (1855-1926) [syn: John M. Browning, John
           Moses Browning]
      2: English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted
         for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889) [syn: Robert
      3: English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her
         husband Robert Browning (1806-1861) [syn: Elizabeth
         Barrett Browning]
      4: cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill;
         "proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of
         bread" [syn: toasting]