Definition of brazier noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbreɪziə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbreɪziər//
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a large metal container that holds a fire and is used to keep people warm when they are outside a brazier of red-hot charcoal He stood warming his hands by the brazier. People were gathering in the street and lighting charcoal braziers on the pavement. Word Originlate 17th cent.: from French brasier, from braise ‘hot coals’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brazier