brewis

noun \ˈbrüz, ˈbrüə̇s\

Definition of brewis

plural

-es

  1. 1 dialectal :  broth or pottage; especially :  broth in which beef has been boiled

  2. 2 dialectal :  bread soaked in broth, drippings of roast meat, milk, or water and butter

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Origin and Etymology of brewis

Middle English brewes, browes, from Old French broez, nominative singular & accusative plural of broet broth, diminutive of breu broth, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brod broth — more at broth


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