br'er

br'er

(brɜː; brɛə)
n
Black slang dialect Southern US brother: usually prefixed to a name: Br'er Jones.

br'er

(brɜr, brɛər; Sou. dial. bɜr)

n. Southern U.S.
brother.
[1875–80]
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A crucified individual, attended to by a Br'er Rabbit character, is nailed to a wooden contraption that's not exactly a cross.
What, then, do we make of the tenuous alliance between Judy and trickster fox Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman), which features none of the hunter-hunted tension shown between Br'er Rabbit and Br'er Fox in Disney's shameful "Song of the South"?
The first stanza reads: "Any fool knows a Br'er in a rocker / is a boomerang incarnate; look at the blade / of the rocker, that wondrous crescent / rocking in harness as poem.
If you have ever made your way through palmetto thickets, blackberry brambles, and the infamous briar patches that Br'er Rabbit feared, you'll understand the necessity of this wonderful Seminole version of leggings.
I've had a few Br'er Rabbit briar patch replies, 'Oh please don't choose Jeremy Corbyn, that would seriously worry us'.
Wild Rabbit (previously known as Br'er Rabbit) plays folkstomp Americana music.
I almost feel sorry for Carol Diehl, throwing everything she's got at Kara Walker, only to get stuck like Br'er Rabbit on Walker's sugar goddess.
Like Br'er Fox constructing a doll out of a lump of tar, the mayor dresses up his plan with enough made-for-television sensationalism to lure the media to Pridemore to cover the rescue of a slow-witted kid trapped in the cave.
She took Uncle Remus's popularity as evidence of cross-racial understanding, yet the complex blend of nostalgia and irony in Harris's tales makes them almost as hard to stabilize as Br'er Rabbit himself.
Based on The Song Of The South, this seven-minute ride (one of the longest in the world) takes you into the backwoods land of Br'er Rabbit and pals.
But Dolinar brings to light the long-hidden record of a closed-door hearing on March 24, two days before the public one, in which Hughes was as sassy and elusive as Br'er Rabbit when the McCarthyites tried to depict him as a communist dupe.
Another was Br'er Rabbit, who outwitted an alligator set on devouring the rabbit.