brosy

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Etymology[edit]

brose +‎ -y, from brose (oatmeal mixed with boiling water); from the Doric dialect of northeast Scotland.

Adjective[edit]

brosy (comparative more brosy, superlative most brosy)

  1. (Scotland) In rural and farming circles, stout and strong; well-built; well fed with brose.
  2. Semiliquid.
  3. Containing brose.

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References[edit]

  • brosey, American Encyclopedic Dictionary, by Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage, 1897.

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