plural -es
dialectal : broth or pottage
especially : broth in which beef has been boiled
dialectal : bread soaked in broth, drippings of roast meat, milk, or water and butter

Word History


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

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“Brewis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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