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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Brave \Brave\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Braved; p. pr. & vb. n. Braving.] 1. To encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare. [1913 Webster] These I can brave, but those I can not bear. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To adorn; to make fine or showy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thou [a tailor whom Grunio was browbeating] hast braved meny men; brave not me; I'll neither be faced or braved. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Braving \Brav"ing\, n. A bravado; a boast. [1913 Webster] With so proud a strain Of threats and bravings. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]