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a.1.Like brine; somewhat salt; saltish.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Emre is in the compass of the Ayasofya, chilling his bones in the brisk and brinish breeze from the sea.
Concentrating on the Brinish Isles, this book on trees looks in detail at the different varieties in the British Isles, elements of a tree and how trees fit into our ecosystem.
Thus, it is the largest continental basin in the world with brinish and without tidal waters, with a shoreline length of 4358 km, a volume of about 600,000 [km.sup.3] and an area of 412,490 [km.sup.2].