from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A brewing. Same as browst.
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The brewing is over, and the drinking of the brewst commences.
Kalliope in her mother's present state, Alexis must drink of his own brewst, and Sir Jasper and Lady Merrifield were past Brindisi!
It is intended to illustrate the legend of Drunken Barnaby, who, travelling during the time of the plague from London northward, tasting and criticising the ale on the road, drank so much of the Northamptonshire brewst that he fell asleep on a haycock, in one of the flat meadows.
William Nicol made the brewst strong and nappy; and Allan Masterton, then on a visit at Dalswinton, crossed the