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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German bremse, borrowed from Middle Low German premese (a sort of muzzle for horses) from the verb pramen (to clamp).


Bremse f (genitive Bremse, plural Bremsen)

  1. brake
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Etymology 2[edit]

 Bremsen on German Wikipedia

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From Middle Low German brēmse, from Old Saxon brimissa. This form High German Breme (now archaic), from Middle High German breme, from Old High German brema. The form brimissa did exist in Old High German, but both the phonetic development and the attestation prove that it is not the direct source of the modern word.


Bremse f (genitive Bremse, plural Bremsen)

  1. horsefly, breezefly, gadfly (fly of the family Tabanidae)
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