"brown study" Definition

  1. a reverie. Very common even in educated society, but hardly admissible in writing, and therefore considered a vulgarism. It is derived, by a writer in _Notes and Queries_, from BROW STUDY, and he cites the old German BRAUN, or AUG-BRAUN, an eye-brow.—_Ben Jonson._

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Position in the dictionary: 373 of 4022 slang words.
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