brose

noun
\ ˈbrōz How to pronounce brose (audio) \

Definition of brose

: a chiefly Scottish dish made with a boiling liquid and meal

First Known Use of brose

1515, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brose

perhaps alteration of Scots bruis broth, from Middle English brewes, from Anglo-French broués, plural of bruet, broué broth, mash, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German brod broth

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“Brose.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brose. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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