bree

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English brǣw, brēaw, from Proto-Germanic *brēw-. Cognate with Dutch (wenk)brauw, German Braue. Apparently not related to brow.

Noun[edit]

bree (plural brees)

  1. (obsolete) The eyelid.
  2. (obsolete) The eyebrow.

Etymology 2[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Noun[edit]

bree (plural brees)

  1. (obsolete outside Scotland) Broth.

Anagrams[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bríg (force, power, value, virtue, strength, vigour, vitality).

Noun[edit]

bree m

  1. power
  2. energy, stamina, vigour
  3. animation, glow
  4. virtue
  5. initiative
  6. validity
  7. drift, essence, gist, significance, implication, importance
  8. effect
  9. interpretation

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bree vree mree
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

bree (verbal noun breeaghey, past participle breeaghit)

  1. to power, energize, invigorate

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bree vree mree
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Old English brēowan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bree (plural brees)

  1. broth, liquor
  2. juice, essence (of a liquid or a flower).

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bree

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of brear.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of brear.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of brear.