bravery (n.) Old form(s): brauery , brau'ry
splendour, fine display, ostentation
MM I.iii.10[Duke to Friar Thomas] I have ever ... held in idle price to haunt assemblies / Where youth and cost a witless bravery keeps
Sonn.34.4[of the sun and clouds] Hiding thy brav'ry in their rotten smoke
TNK IV.ii.154.2[Pirithous to Theseus] There shall want no bravery
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