broo

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Noun[edit]

broo (uncountable)

  1. (Scotland) broth
    • Traditional song
      The cats love milk, and the dogs love broo,
      The lads love lasses, and the lasses love lads too.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Old French breu.

Noun[edit]

broo (plural broos)

  1. soup, broth; gravy

Etymology 2[edit]

Old English bru.

Noun[edit]

broo (plural broos)

  1. brow, forehead
  2. eyebrow
  3. brow (of a hill), crest

Etymology 3[edit]

Representing a Glaswegian pronunciation of (Employment) Bureau.

Noun[edit]

broo (uncountable)

  1. unemployment benefit; the dole
    • 2012, James Kelman, Not While the Giro:
      A mean A've been oan the broo fir well oor a year, an naebody gits money eftir a year.
    • 2018, Chris McQueer, HWFG, 404 Ink 2018, p. 103:
      Ye ever been oan the brew? It's a fuckin nightmare. Honestly, yer better aff workin.

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