To crush as in a mortar. Source: A King James Dictionary. (Used with permission. Copyright © Philip P. Kapusta)
Though thou shouldest BRAY a fool in a mortar among wheat with a pestle, yet will not his foolishness depart from him. ( Proverbs 27:22 )
Bibliography Information"Entry for 'Bray'". Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. . New York, N.Y., 1999.