from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The leathery flavor and smell imparted by fermentation by Brettanomyces yeasts, considered a fault in wine but appreciated in certain styles of beers.
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- proper noun A
surnamemeaning " Breton, an inhabitant of Brittany".
- proper noun A male
given nametransferred from the surname.
- proper noun informal Brettanomyces, a
yeast genusthat can affect the taste of wine.
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
"Brett" is waaaaayyyy out in Freeperville/ClownHall terririty ....
I have family and friends who say 'All right Brett is this the real deal?'
With release of the mammoth sequel to his debut novel imminent, Brett is only going to become more popular, turning this elegant little collection into a treasure for his growing legion of fans.
And has anyone figured out who the hell Brett is yet?
And I will brook no disagreement: Jeremey Brett is the real Sherlock Holmes.
Brett is a promising young writer who lives in West Philadelphia.
Despite having a record-setting, league-leading shot-blocker to guard the basket in Brett Royster, the Owls were last in defending 3-pointers and were the only team in the Sun Belt to allow opponents to shoot over 40 percent from behind the 3-point arc.
Brett is liable to change his mind five, 10 times down the road.
The Dan Haren trade netted the A's a potential ace in Brett Anderson, and it might produce a bona fide cleanup hitter as well.
But Samuelsson tipped in Brett Lebda's pass out of the corner for his fourth of the season and Hudler's pass from the right circle deflected in off the leg of Edmonton defenseman Sheldon Souray at 14: 18.