braving (adj.) Old form(s): brauing
defiant, daring, boasting
AW I.ii.3.1[King to First Lord] The Florentines and Senoys ... continue / A braving war
E3 IV.iv.15[Audley to Prince Edward, of Charles] the braving Duke of Normandy [also: resplendant]
R2 II.iii.111[York to Bolingbroke] here art come ... / In braving arms against thy sovereign!
R2 II.iii.142[York to all, of Bolingbroke] But in this kind to come, in braving arms
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