Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like brose; semifluid. [Scotch.]

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  • adjective Scotland In the rural and farming circles, stout and strong; well-built; well fed with brose.
  • adjective Semi-liquid (like brose).
  • adjective Containing brose.

Etymologies

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From the Doric dialect of North East Scotland, pertaining to brose (oatmeal mixed with boiling water).

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  • doused in porridge, aka brose.

    BROSY BEFORE HOSY.

    October 16, 2008