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A prostitute,from the cockney slang BRASS NAIL,meaning TAIL,tail being a slang name for a prostitute
i need a shag,might go and get myself a Brass
by Dick nasty November 02, 2003
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Peccadilloes shows rule.
by James Messina August 11, 2006
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I am pretty sure that the top comment is correct, it does mean prostitute in cockney rhyming slang but I read somewhere that it comes from people saying brass flute for prostitute which makes more sense to me then brass nail.
She's always got a cock in her mouth, she's a brass babe.
by Eavesy September 19, 2013
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in a section of west london, this means bad, useless, crap
"That film was BRASS" or "you are BRASS at tennis"
by Jimmeh April 29, 2003
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*Ammunition casing.

*British terminology referring to negative quality.

*Another term for "money".

*Synonym for "shoot", used often by Australian military terminology.

*Powerful military commanders who, for example, call certain shots.
MOM : "Don't forget to pick up the brass when you're done shooting your Garand, OK?"
ME : "Whatever. Not like we have a reloading kit or something..."

LIMEY : "That bitch was brass mate!"

DRUG-DEALER : "No brass, no deal. Now get outta here."

AUSSIE : "Ah'll brass that bitch up mate!"

LIEUTENANT : "The operation was a success!"
COLONEL : "I noticed. I'm gonna bring it up with the Brass later on. Hope they accept the results know how nervous and picky the Brass can be."
by Dave June 06, 2004
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The boss.


A military commander who has a lot of medals. Or just medals and awards.
The brass is in town, shape up.

That boy got some brass balls.

Look at the brass on him.
by MK January 28, 2004
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