braze (v.2) Look up braze at Dictionary.com
"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.
braze (v.1) Look up braze at Dictionary.com
"to expose to the action of fire," 1580s, perhaps from French braser "to solder," in Old French, "to burn," related to brese "embers," ultimately from West Germanic *brasa, from PIE root *bhreu- "to boil, bubble, effervesce, burn." Related: Brazed; brazing.