brunie

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See also: brūnie

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to burn.

Noun[edit]

brunie (plural brunies)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A kind of scone made with flour or oatmeal.
    • 1997, Alexander Fenton, The Northern Isles: Orkney and Shetland (page 590)
      While the lines were running to the bottom, seeking the fish far below, the men smoked or cut bait, and the younger ones took a surreptitious bite of a brunie, for skippers thought it a sign of softness if their men wanted food and drink too soon.

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Verb[edit]

brunie

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of brunir

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