Middle English Dictionary Entry

brant ppl. adj.
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1.
(a) Steep, high; ~ up, straight up, erect; ~ upright, perpendicular; (b) arched (eyebrows) [cp. OI bretta brȳrnar raise the eyebrows]; (c) ?smooth (forehead); (d) in place names [see Smith PNElem. 1.47].