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 for bronze
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bronze \Bronze\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bronzed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bronzing.] [Cf. F. bronzer. See Bronze, n.]
     1. To give an appearance of bronze to, by a coating of bronze
        powder, or by other means; to make of the color of bronze;
        as, to bronze plaster casts; to bronze coins or medals.
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              The tall bronzed black-eyed stranger. --W. Black.
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     2. To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
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              The lawer who bronzes his bosom instead of his
              forehead.                             --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     Bronzed skin disease. (Pathol.) See Addison's disease.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bronze \Bronze\, n. [F. bronze, fr. It. bronzo brown, fr. OHG.
     br?n, G. braun. See Brown, a.]
     1. An alloy of copper and tin, to which small proportions of
        other metals, especially zinc, are sometimes added. It is
        hard and sonorous, and is used for statues, bells, cannon,
        etc., the proportions of the ingredients being varied to
        suit the particular purposes. The varieties containing the
        higher proportions of tin are brittle, as in bell metal
        and speculum metal.
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     2. A statue, bust, etc., cast in bronze.
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              A print, a bronze, a flower, a root.  --Prior.
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     3. A yellowish or reddish brown, the color of bronze; also, a
        pigment or powder for imitating bronze.
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     4. Boldness; impudence; "brass."
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              Imbrowned with native bronze, lo! Henley stands.
                                                    --Pope.
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     Aluminium bronze. See under Aluminium.
  
     Bronze age, an age of the world which followed the stone
        age, and was characterized by the use of implements and
        ornaments of copper or bronze.
  
     Bronze powder, a metallic powder, used with size or in
        combination with painting, to give the appearance of
        bronze, gold, or other metal, to any surface.
  
     Phosphor bronze & Silicious bronze or Silicium bronze
        are made by adding phosphorus and silicon respectively to
        ordinary bronze, and are characterized by great tenacity.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bronze
      adj 1: of the color of bronze [syn: bronze, bronzy]
      2: made from or consisting of bronze
      n 1: an alloy of copper and tin and sometimes other elements;
           also any copper-base alloy containing other elements in
           place of tin
      2: a sculpture made of bronze
      v 1: give the color and appearance of bronze to something;
           "bronze baby shoes"
      2: get a tan, from wind or sun [syn: tan, bronze]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  79 Moby Thesaurus words for "bronze":
     Titian, adust, auburn, aureate, bay, bay-colored, bayard, brass,
     brassy, brazen, bronze-colored, bronzed, bronzy, brown,
     brownish-red, burn, cast, castaneous, chestnut, chestnut-brown,
     copper, copper-colored, coppery, cupreous, cuprous, embrown,
     ferrous, ferruginous, foxy, gilt, gold, gold-filled, gold-plated,
     golden, henna, infuscate, iron, ironlike, lead, leaden,
     liver-brown, liver-colored, livid-brown, mahogany, marble,
     mercurial, mercurous, mobile, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, pewter,
     pewtery, quicksilver, reddish-brown, roan, rubiginous, rufous,
     russet, russety, rust, rust-colored, rusty, sculpture, silver,
     silver-plated, silvery, stabile, statue, steel, steely, sunburn,
     sunburned, suntan, tan, terra cotta, terra-cotta, tin, tinny
  
  

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