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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
George Borrow
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Pronunciation

Etymology

From Middle French brouster, from Old French broster.

Verb

Infinitive
to browse

Third person singular
brows

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to browse (third-person singular simple present brows, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand.
  2. To move about while sampling, such as with food or products on display.
  3. (computing) To successively load hyperlinked documents on a computer, usually with a browser.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees.

Translations

to scan, to casually look through in order to find items of interest, especially without knowledge of what to look for beforehand

to move about while sampling

to move about while eating parts of plants, especially plants other than pasture, such as shrubs or trees

Noun

browse (uncountable)

  1. The shrub and tree parts eaten by browsing animals.
In the Panhandle Area, bison eat browse that includes mesquite and elm. -- Texas Parks and Wildlife Service, 2007

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