The bray is a way to bond and a way to communicate with the other penguins.
He proceeded to blow into it, but failed to produce anything more huntsman-like than a kind of bray such as might be uttered by a jackass suffering from a sore-throat.
It started with a kind of bray, then turned into a snorting sound, infecting everyone around her with laughter, he said.
It is well indeed that our churches, sadly given over to the laxity and carelessness of a bygone age, should be renovated and beautified, the tone of the services raised, and the "bray" of the old clerks, unsuited to the devotional feelings of a more enlightened day, silenced, but still a shade of regret will be mingled with their dismissal, if only for the sake of the large stock of amusing anecdotes which their names recall.
"bray," and that reminded me of a story, and instead of having my thoughts and my heart set upon his beautiful prayer as I should have
I wonder what the effect would be if we took him literally and did all 'bray'? "