brev·​it | \ ˈbrevə̇t \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of brevit

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 dialectal, England : forage, hunt the dog is always breviting about
2 dialectal, England : to pry and prowl around : snoop who's brevited through this drawer

brevit

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of brevit (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, England
: a snoopy meddlesome person

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Intransitive verb

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“Brevit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brevit. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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