Definitions

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  • noun obsolete The eyelid.
  • noun obsolete The eyebrow.
  • noun Broth.

Etymologies

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From Old English brǣw, brēaw, from Proto-Germanic *brēw-. Cognate with Dutch (wenk)brauw, German Braue. Apparently not related to brow.

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Origin uncertain.

Examples

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  • Scots - to drain water from something, usually cooked food.

    December 18, 2007

  • O up then started our goodman,

    An angry man was he:

    “Will ye kiss my wife before my een,

    And scad me wi pudding-bree?”

    September 28, 2010