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

Examples of brose in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When making brose, Miss MacLehose Is apt to add malt whisky. Pat Myers, Washington Post, 21 July 2022

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Word History


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

First Known Use

1515, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of brose was in 1515

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Cite this Entry

“Brose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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