Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A murmuring sound as of wind blowing through a forest.
“All is vastness; the clouds are piled up like giant rocks, and there is a "brool" over the sea that sounds like some presage of doom.”
“brool' over the sea that sounds like some passage of doom.”
“All vastness, the clouds are piled up like giant rocks, and there is a ‘brool’ over the sea that sounds like some passage of doom.”
“Its _brool_ deepening, the Parrott stirred, shot forward abruptly.”
“There was the brool of war in the valley of Howpaslet.”
“It resembled the brool of lions heard afar by seafaring men upon some savage shore on a still night.”
“List to the brool of that royal forest-voice; sorrowful, low; fast swelling to a roar!”
“While I read "at once" to mean "all at the same time" you obviously read it as "immediately." so while your follow up made little sense to me since it was redundant in the manner in which I read the thread starter's comment, it was quite sensible in the manner in which you read it. therefore, I dug you back up. brool story co.”
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Words used in Bram Stoker's Dracula.
A selection from Christopher Foyle's book, Foyle's Philavery: A Treasury of Unusual Words, which I was delighted to learn about here.
Selections from Mrs. Byrne's Dictionary of Unusual, Obscure and Preposterous Words by Josefa Heifetz Byrne (University Books, 1974). Definitions in the comments when not available elsewhere.
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