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Brougham
Brougham Brough"am, n. A light, close carriage, with seats inside for two or four, and the fore wheels so arranged as to turn short.
Harbrough
Harborough Har"bor*ough, Harbrough Har"brough, [See Harbor.] A shelter. [Obs]. --Spenser.
To be brought to bed
Bed Bed, n. [AS. bed, bedd; akin to OS. bed, D. bed, bedde, Icel. be?r, Dan. bed, Sw. b["a]dd, Goth. badi, OHG. betti, G. bett, bette, bed, beet a plat of ground; all of uncertain origin.] 1. An article of furniture to sleep or take rest in or on; a couch. Specifically: A sack or mattress, filled with some soft material, in distinction from the bedstead on which it is placed (as, a feather bed), or this with the bedclothes added. In a general sense, any thing or place used for sleeping or reclining on or in, as a quantity of hay, straw, leaves, or twigs. And made for him [a horse] a leafy bed. --Byron. I wash, wring, brew, bake, . . . make the beds. --Shak. In bed he slept not for my urging it. --Shak. 2. (Used as the symbol of matrimony) Marriage. George, the eldest son of his second bed. --Clarendon. 3. A plat or level piece of ground in a garden, usually a little raised above the adjoining ground. ``Beds of hyacinth and roses.' --Milton. 4. A mass or heap of anything arranged like a bed; as, a bed of ashes or coals. 5. The bottom of a watercourse, or of any body of water; as, the bed of a river. So sinks the daystar in the ocean bed. --Milton. 6. (Geol.) A layer or seam, or a horizontal stratum between layers; as, a bed of coal, iron, etc. 7. (Gun.) See Gun carriage, and Mortar bed. 8. (Masonry) (a) The horizontal surface of a building stone; as, the upper and lower beds. (b) A course of stone or brick in a wall. (c) The place or material in which a block or brick is laid. (d) The lower surface of a brick, slate, or tile. --Knight. 9. (Mech.) The foundation or the more solid and fixed part or framing of a machine; or a part on which something is laid or supported; as, the bed of an engine. 10. The superficial earthwork, or ballast, of a railroad. 11. (Printing) The flat part of the press, on which the form is laid. Note: Bed is much used adjectively or in combination; as, bed key or bedkey; bed wrench or bedwrench; bedchamber; bedmaker, etc. Bed of justice (French Hist.), the throne (F. lit bed) occupied by the king when sitting in one of his parliaments (judicial courts); hence, a session of a refractory parliament, at which the king was present for the purpose of causing his decrees to be registered. To be brought to bed, to be delivered of a child; -- often followed by of; as, to be brought to bed of a son. To make a bed, to prepare a bed; to arrange or put in order a bed and its bedding. From bed and board (Law), a phrase applied to a separation by partial divorce of man and wife, without dissolving the bonds of matrimony. If such a divorce (now commonly called a judicial separation) be granted at the instance of the wife, she may have alimony.
Upbrought
Upbrought Up*brought", a. Brought up; educated. [Obs.] --Spenser.

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- Arthur Brough (born Frederick Arthur Baker; 26 February 1905 – 28 May 1978) was a British actor and theatre founder, producer and director best known for...
- Brough Superior (/ˈbrʌf/ BRUF) motorcycles, sidecars, and motor cars were made by George Brough in his Brough Superior works on Haydn Road in Nottingham...
- Brough (pronounced /brʌf/) is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Alan Brough (born 1967), New Zealand-born actor, television and radio...
- Alan Brough (/broʊ/; born 1967) is a New Zealand actor, television and radio host and comedian based in Australia. Brough worked as an actor in Wellington...
- George Brough (/ˈbrʌf/ BRUF) (21 April 1890 – 12 January 1970), was a motorcycle racer, world record holding motorcycle and automobile manufacturer and...
- Peter Brough (26 February 1916 – 3 June 1999) was an English radio ventriloquist who became a well-known name to audiences in the 1950s. He is ****ociated...
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- Patrick John Brough (born 20 February 1996) is an English footballer who plays as a defender for Northampton Town. Brough began his career with Carlisle...
- Malcolm Thomas Brough (/ˈbrʌf/ BRUF; born 29 December 1961) is an Australian former politician. He represented the Liberal Party in the House of Representatives...