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brewis

(ˈbruːɪs) or

brevis

n
1. (Cookery) bread soaked in broth, gravy, etc
2. (Cookery) thickened broth
3. (Cookery) Canadian a Newfoundland stew of cod or pork, hardtack, and potatoes
[C16: from Old French broez, from broet, diminutive of breu broth]
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I found the poor men on board almost in a tumult to get the victuals out of the boiler before it was ready; but my mate observed his orders, and kept a good guard at the cook-room door, and the man he placed there, after using all possible persuasion to have patience, kept them off by force; however, he caused some biscuit-cakes to be dipped in the pot, and softened with the liquor of the meat, which they called brewis, and gave them every one some to stay their stomachs, and told them it was for their own safety that he was obliged to give them but little at a time.
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