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- n. Oatmeal mixed with boiling water.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Pottage made by pouring some boiling liquid on meal (esp. oatmeal), and stirring it. It is called beef brose, water brose, etc., according to the name of the liquid (beef broth, hot water, etc.) used.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Scotch dish, made by pouring boiling water, boiling milk, the liquid in which meat has been boiled, or the like, on oatmeal, barley-meal, or other meal, and immediately mixing the ingredients by stirring.
- An obsolete Middle English form of bruise.
From the Doric dialect of North East Scotland. (Wiktionary)