bree

noun (1)
\ ˈbrē \
plural -s

Definition of bree

 (Entry 1 of 2)

Scottish

bree

noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of bree (Entry 2 of 2)

now chiefly Scottish
: liquid in which a substance has been boiled or steeped : broth, soup, gravy

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History and Etymology for bree

Noun (1)

Middle English breye, bree eyelid, eyebrow, from Old English brǣw

Noun (2)

Middle English bre, probably alteration of bri, from Old English brīw, brīg; akin to Old High German brīo soup, mush, Middle Dutch brī, Old English brīwan to cook, Middle Irish brēo flame, Old English byrnan to burn

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“Bree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bree. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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