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used in The Lightning Thief

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a reddish brown metal that is made of copper and (usually) tin


the reddish-brown color of the metal (such as a bronze tan)


something made of the metal — such as a sculpture or a third place medal
  • Annabeth drew her bronze knife.
    Chapter 10 (81% in)
bronze = made of a reddish brown metal that consists of copper and (usually) tin
  • It was a sword-Mr. Brunner's bronze sword, which he always used on tournament day.
    Chapter 1 (88% in)
  • Its polished bronze doors shimmered like a hologram, so that from different angles lightning bolts seemed to streak across them.
    Chapter 6 (32% in)
  • A central fire burned in a bronze brazier the size of a bathtub.
    Chapter 7 (76% in)
  • He spread his hands, and the tables were suddenly covered with equipment: helmets, bronze swords, spears, oxhide shields coated in metal.
    Chapter 8 (59% in)
  • The bronze sword, like all the swords I'd tried so far, seemed balanced wrong.
    Chapter 8 (66% in)
  • Her siblings had only the standard-issue bronze swords-not that that made me feel any better.
    Chapter 8 (70% in)
  • I'm talking about a two-foot-long cylinder of high-grade celestial bronze, capped on both ends with god-level explosives.
    Chapter 9 (37% in)
  • She carried a book on famous classical architecture, written in Ancient Greek, to read when she got bored, and a long bronze knife, hidden in her shirt sleeve.
    Chapter 10 (5% in)
  • In half a second, I held a shimmering bronze sword with a double-edged blade, a leather-wrapped grip, and a flat hilt riveted with gold studs.
    Chapter 10 (24% in)
  • The sword is celestial bronze.
    Chapter 10 (27% in)
  • My eyes rose to Aunty Em's hands, which had turned gnarled and warty, with sharp bronze talons for fingernails.
    Chapter 11 (59% in)
  • The bronze blade of Riptide elongated in my hand.
    Chapter 11 (77% in)
  • Riptide was now a shining bronze blade in my hands, and as the Chimera turned, I slashed at its neck.
    Chapter 13 (84% in)
  • There, not five feet in front of me, was my sword, its gleaming bronze hilt sticking up in the mud.
    Chapter 14 (34% in)
  • He was holding a bronze sword and seemed to be staring intently at something down in the meadow.
    Chapter 15 (9% in)
  • Around the rim, a dozen bronze statues of Cupid stood guard with wings spread and bows ready to fire.
    Chapter 15 (61% in)
  • In the left seat, glinting in the fading light, was Ares's shield, a polished circle of bronze.
    Chapter 15 (63% in)
  • It was an army of wind-up creepy-crawlies: bronze-gear bodies, spindly legs, little pincer mouths, all scuttling toward us in a wave of clacking, whirring metal.
    Chapter 15 (77% in)
  • The blade cast a faint bronze light over a very sad scene.
    Chapter 16 (13% in)
  • In the dim bronze light of the sword blade, it was hard to read their expressions.
    Chapter 16 (25% in)
  • I was standing in a vast throne room with black marble walls and bronze floors.
    Chapter 16 (51% in)
  • The bronze sword expanded, gleaming in the darkness, and the evil voice seemed to falter, just for a moment, before resuming its chant.
    Chapter 19 (30% in)
  • The outer walls of the fortress glittered black, and the two-story-tall bronze gates stood wide open.
    Chapter 19 (37% in)
  • Some were from modern times-an atomic bomb exploding over a city, a trench filled with gas mask-wearing soldiers, a line of African famine victims waiting with empty bowls-but all of them looked as if they'd been etched into the bronze thousands of years ago.
    Chapter 19 (38% in)
  • The entry hall had a polished bronze floor, which seemed to boil in the reflected torchlight.
    Chapter 19 (42% in)
  • No. Annabeth drew her bronze knife.
    Chapter 19 (84% in)
  • Immediately, the cap transformed into an elaborate bronze war helmet.
    Chapter 20 (18% in)
  • The tide rolled out to reveal Hades's bronze helm of darkness.
    Chapter 20 (87% in)
  • Clinging to the mountainside were dozens of multileveled palaces-a city of mansions-all with white-columned porticos, gilded terraces, and bronze braziers glowing with a thousand fires.
    Chapter 21 (20% in)
  • There, everything had been black and bronze.
    Chapter 21 (26% in)
  • Instead of a pole, the holster held a bronze trident, flickering with green light around the tips.
    Chapter 21 (35% in)
  • The blade was two different types of metal-one edge bronze, the other steel.
    Chapter 22 (39% in)
  • One side is celestial bronze.
    Chapter 22 (40% in)

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