brownstone front n.
1. [mid-19C–1900s] (US) meton., an aristocrat, a member of the upper classes who lives in such a building.
2. [late 19C-1900s] (US short order, also brownstone mansion) in catering use, as a play on sense 1.
(a) corned beef hash.
(c) pork and beans; ham and eggs.
[mid-19C] (US) .