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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dialectal contraction of the word ‘brother’ in use among the negroes of the southern United States: as, brer Fox, brer Rabbit, etc.
“In the mean time "brer" Gardiner had been turning and twisting like a man who was suffering from what is popularly known as a pain-in-the stomach.”
“Unlike brer rabbit the poor are not smart enough to know that the brier patch is the safest place for them.”
“And there was brer Cyril swearing that Water was safe as houses.”
“He opened wan o' the windaes, so Jai McGinty's big brer goes: "Get that shut" - an 'Ash done it!”
“And thus he chastith his body with thorne and brer.”
“When I was younger than she is, my Aunt Annie Bulloch, of Georgia, used to tell me some of the brer rabbit stories, especially brer rabbit and the tar baby.”
“But fond though I am of the brer rabbit stories I think I am even fonder of your other writings.”
“Why don't you talk to me, mistah?" the darkey said; "you looks jes 'like my poor brer John, who is done dead.”
“Some of the negro tribes take a higher grade of animals and set their faith in brer fox and brer rabbit, as”
“A very tall and lithe young woman, one of mammy's "brer Billy's" children, was the best cotton-picker at Burleigh.”
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