brey

noun
\ ˈbrā \
plural -s

Definition of brey

 (Entry 1 of 3)

brey

\ " \

Definition of brey (Entry 2 of 3)

variant spelling of bray:4

\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of brey (Entry 3 of 3)

Africa
: to soften (skins or leather) by working with the hands

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History and Etymology for brey

Noun

modification of French broie, from Middle French, probably alteration of braie breeches, from Latin braca

Transitive verb

Afrikaans brei, from Middle Dutch bereiden to prepare, from bereit ready, from be- + a word akin to Old High German reiti ready

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“Brey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brey. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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