"browning" in the noun sense
1. Browning, John M. Browning, John Moses Browning
United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)
2. Browning, Robert Browning
English poet and husband of Elizabeth Barrett Browning noted for his dramatic monologues (1812-1889)
3. Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet best remembered for love sonnets written to her husband Robert Browning (1806-1861)
4. toasting, browning
cooking to a brown crispiness over a fire or on a grill
"proper toasting should brown both sides of a piece of bread"
"browning" in the verb sense
fry in a pan until it changes color
"brown the meat in the pan"
2. embrown, brown
make brown in color
"the draught browned the leaves on the trees in the yard"
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