barley broth

noun

1
dialectal, Scottish : barley-bree
2
: scotch broth
… an old-fashioned barley broth thick with vegetables …Leo Schofield, Sydney (Australia) Morning Herald, 27 June 1989

Word History

First Known Use

1593, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of barley broth was in 1593

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“Barley broth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barley%20broth. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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