Part of speech: noun

an alloy of copper and zinc

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Usage examples "brass":

  1. He staggered up to him and gasped out, " I've done the trick, give me the brass, and let me go. - "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
  2. I imagine the Great Northern has seen the last of its two thousand dollars’ worth of brass fittings, and Stanley Junction of Ike Slump, for a time at least. - "Ralph of the Roundhouse", Allen Chapman.
  3. I do not think mother would ever cross the threshold if she saw a brass plate. - "Not Like Other Girls", Rosa N. Carey.