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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Browse \Browse\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Browsed (brouzd); p. pr. & vb. n. Browsing.] [For broust, OF. brouster, bruster, F. brouter. See Browse, n., and cf. Brut.] 1. To eat or nibble off, as the tender branches of trees, shrubs, etc.; -- said of cattle, sheep, deer, and some other animals. [1913 Webster] Yes, like the stag, when snow the plasture sheets, The barks of trees thou browsedst. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To feed on, as pasture; to pasture on; to graze. [1913 Webster] Fields . . . browsed by deep-uddered kine. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. To look casually through (a book, books, or a set of documents), reading those parts which arouse one's interest. Contrasted with scan, in which one typically is searching for something specific. [PJC] 3. (Computers) To look at a series of electronic documents on a computer screen by means of a browser[2]. [PJC]