Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch form of brother.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • My brither is my brither, and there are few folk o 'the

    Winter Evening Tales

  • For by taking it he helps to lead his brither astray,

    Value of Worst

  • May 29, 2010 at 11:49 pm wow you are the first review i have read that has said that they didnt like Alfred Molina part in this movie every one else like JM did up tope has said that he stole the movie i am still going to see this with my brither we were both really into the games and want to see this movie

    Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time | The Movie Blog

  • “Yonder we maun be the night, for my second brither lives yonder”; and they were at the place directly.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • “We maun be yonder the night,” says the bull, “for my young brither lives yonder”; and they were there directly.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • Then he took his brither aside, and gave him a knife to keep till he should come back, desiring him to look at it every morning, and as lang as it continued to be clear, then he might be sure that the owner of it was well; but if it grew dim and rusty, then for certain some ill had befallen him.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • My lazy-ass brither in law is actually starting a job today.

    mrbradley Diary Entry

  • They sent my brither Sammy in to help me close and cast,

    Swan Necked Valve

  • You an me, the man, the brither - me an you, the Gillie Mor copyright Hamish Henderson

    Gillie Mor

  • Unknown, his eyes blazing with indignation, 'I'm brither to the corpp.'

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, August 20, 1892

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.