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.
The tall bronzed black-eyed stranger. --W. Black.
2. To make hard or unfeeling; to brazen.
The lawer who bronzes his bosom instead of his
forehead. --Sir W.
Bronzed skin disease. (Pathol.) See Addison's disease.