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broth

 (brôth, brŏth)
n. pl. broths (brôths, brŏths, brôthz, brŏthz)
1. The water in which meat, fish, or vegetables have been boiled; stock.
2. A thin, clear soup based on stock, to which rice, barley, meat, or vegetables may be added.
3. A liquid containing nutrients for culturing microorganisms: inoculated the broth with bacteria.

[Middle English, from Old English; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

broth

(brɒθ)
n
1. (Cookery) a soup made by boiling meat, fish, vegetables, etc, in water
2. (Cookery) another name for stock19
[Old English broth; related to Old Norse broth, Old High German brod, German brodeln to boil; see brew]

broth

(brɔθ, brɒθ)

n.
1. a thin soup of concentrated meat or fish stock.
2. water that has been boiled with meat, fish, vegetables, or grains; stock.
3. a liquid medium containing nutrients suitable for culturing microorganisms.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English]
broth′y, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broth - liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmeredbroth - liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered; used as a basis for e.g. soups or sauces; "she made gravy with a base of beef stock"
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
pot likker, pot liquor, liquor - the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked
beef broth, beef stock - a stock made with beef
chicken broth, chicken stock - a stock made with chicken
stock cube - a cube of dehydrated stock
2.broth - a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock
soup - liquid food especially of meat or fish or vegetable stock often containing pieces of solid food
barley water - used to feed infants
bouillon - a clear seasoned broth
Translations
vývar
kraftsuppe
liemi
juha
煮出し汁
수프
bouillonbouillonsoep
buljong
ซุป
nước luộc thịt

broth

[brɒθ] Ncaldo m

broth

[ˈbrɒθ] nbouillon m de viande et de légumes Scotch broth

broth

nFleischbrühe f; (= thickened soup)Suppe f

broth

[brɒθ] nminestra (in brodo), brodo

broth

مَرَق vývar kraftsuppe Brühe ζωμός caldo liemi bouillon juha brodo 煮出し汁 수프 bouillon buljong rosół caldo бульон buljong ซุป et ya da sebze suyuna çorba nước luộc thịt 肉汤

broth

n caldo
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THE WEEK FOLLOWING Christmas brought in a thaw, and by New Year's Day all the world about us was a broth of grey slush, and the guttered slope between the windmill and the barn was running black water.
She offered her mind to my disclosures as, had I wished to mix a witch's broth and proposed it with assurance, she would have held out a large clean saucepan.
Jurgis stood where the balcony of the theater would have been, and opposite, by the stage, he saw three giant caldrons, big enough for all the devils of hell to brew their broth in, full of something white and blinding, bubbling and splashing, roaring as if volcanoes were blowing through it--one had to shout to be heard in the place.
Make jist the tallest kind o' broth and knicknacks.
They did as they were desired; and by the time she judged it reasonable to have done with her boot, she had the comfort of farther delay in her power, being overtaken by a child from the cottage, setting out, according to orders, with her pitcher, to fetch broth from Hartfield.
These interruptions were of the more ridiculous to me, because she was giving me broth out of a table-spoon at the time (having firmly persuaded herself that I was actually starving, and must receive nourishment at first in very small quantities), and, while my mouth was yet open to receive the spoon, she would put it back into the basin, cry 'Janet
Almost as soon as he had spoken, a portly upright man (whom I can see now, as I write) in a well-worn olive-coloured frock-coat, with a peculiar pallor over-spreading the red in his complexion, and eyes that went wandering about when he tried to fix them, came up to a corner of the bars, and put his hand to his hat - which had a greasy and fatty surface like cold broth - with a half-serious and half-jocose military salute.
So we bore in Umslopogaas, and I caused broth to be made and poured it down his throat; also I cleansed his great wound and bound healing herbs upon it, plying all my skill.
A helot of Agesilaus made us a dish of Spartan broth, but I was not able to get down a second spoonful.
Dantes raised himself up and began to talk about everything; about the bad quality of the food, about the coldness of his dungeon, grumbling and complaining, in order to have an excuse for speaking louder, and wearying the patience of his jailer, who out of kindness of heart had brought broth and white bread for his prisoner.
The remedy succeeded: the next morning she was free from pain, though extremely languid; whereupon, the captain prescribed for her a bowl of colt's head broth, and that she should be kept for a time on simple diet.
One evening Pietro Brunaschi, after a laborious day amongst his olive-trees, sat on a chair against the wall of his house with a bowl of broth on his knees and a piece of bread in his hand.