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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 brav·ery /ˈbrevri, ˈbrevə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brav·er·y n.
 1. The quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity.
 Remember, sir, my liege, . . .
 The natural bravery of your isle.   --Shak.
 2. The act of braving; defiance; bravado. [Obs.]
    Reform, then, without bravery or scandal of former times and persons.   --Bacon.
 3. Splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation; fine dress.
    With scarfs and fans and double change of bravery.   --Shak.
 Like a stately ship . . .
 With all her bravery on, and tackle trim.   --Milton.
 4. A showy person; a fine gentleman; a beau. [Obs.]
    A man that is the bravery of his age.   --Beau. & Fl.
 Syn: -- Courage; heroism; interpidity; gallantry; valor; fearlessness; dauntlessness; hardihood; manfulness. See Courage, and Heroism.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain
           without showing fear [syn: courage, courageousness]
           [ant: cowardice]
      2: feeling no fear [syn: fearlessness] [ant: fear]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    (Isa. 3:18), an old English word meaning comeliness or beauty.