\ ˈbrēm, ˈbrim \

Definition of breme

1 archaic, of weather : severe, fierce
2 archaic, of a person : keen, alert, sharp

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Other Words from breme

bremely adverb

History and Etymology for breme

Middle English breme, brim fierce, angry, stormy, perhaps from Old English brēme famous, glorious, perhaps from bi- be- + a word akin to Old Saxon hrōm honor, glory, praise, Old High German hruom; akin to Old English hrēth glory

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“Breme.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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