Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch form of brine.

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Examples

  • Most fortunately the sea did not "brime," as the West-countrymen say, when the very meshes of their nets turn into threads of gold through the presence of the myriad phosphorescent creatures that swarm so thickly at times that the surface of the sea looks as if it could be skimmed to clear it of so much lambent liquid gold.

    Fitz the Filibuster

  • He laid him downe to drinke the water that was soe low beneathe the brime;

    Lord of Lorn and the False Steward A

  • And mit zem vent his brime zigars of pest Havana prandt,

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887

  • I expect that it will be the same to-night, as they will think they are safer; but I fancy amongst you, you will have eyes sharp enough to make her out, and the darkness will be your best friend, so I hope the sea will not brime.

    Fitz the Filibuster

  • State trucks sit, waiting to coat highways with brime.

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  • Then meeks whats to let all the children of his chuch followers get a 4,500 gift to go to a school of there choice ,Im sure they will show appreciaiton on sunday in there donations after his fire and brime stone sermon about giving.

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