braze (v.1) Look up braze at
"to expose to the action of fire," 1580s, perhaps from French braser "to solder," in Old French, "to burn," related to brese "embers" (see braise). Related: Brazed; brazing.
braze (v.2) Look up braze at
"to make of or cover in brass," Old English brasian "to do work in brass, make of brass," from bræs (see brass). Compare glaze from glass.