Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Scotch form of brook.

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Examples

  • ‘How can I be rewarded, sir, sae weel as just to see my auld maister and Miss Rose come back and bruik their ain?’

    Waverley

  • But that thei should bruik [466] commodities spirituall or temporall, whatsoever thei possessed befoir the said slauchter, evin as yf it had never bein committed.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • 'We'll bruik {16} them while we may,' he said; and so two massive candlesticks of wrought silver were added to the table equipage, already so unsuited to that rough sea - side farm.

    Merry Men

  • 'How can I be rewarded, sir, sae weel as just to see my auld maister and Miss Rose come back and bruik their ain?'

    Waverley

  • 'How can I be rewarded, sir, sae weel, as just to see my auld maister and Miss Rose come back and bruik their ain?'

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • Readdy ay Readdy, that he and all his aftercummers may bruik the samine as a pledge and taiken of our guid will and kyndnes for his true worthines; and thir our let - ters seen, ye nae wayes tailzie to doe.

    The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem

  • Bettie pat her fit upon a sharp stane, and fell doon, and bruik baith her legs. "

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

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