Meaning of brandish

bran•dish

Pronunciation: (bran'dish), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to shake or wave, as a weapon; flourish: Brandishing his sword, he rode into battle.
—n.
  1. a flourish or waving, as of a weapon.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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