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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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Erat quoque in eodem loco unica spinosa arbor, brevis admodum (quam nos ipsi nostris propriis oculis vidimus).
Ars longa," said Captain Wragge, pathetically drifting into Latin -- "vita brevis! Let us drop a tear on the lost opportunities of the past, and try what the present can do to console us.
The lateral compartment is supplied by the superficial fibular nerve and normally contains just two muscles, fibularis brevis and fibularis longus.
The science of Florida red tide (Karenia brevis) has come a long way--what have been some important advances?
When the flies received Lactobacillus brevis, their movements slowed down to normal speed.
The programme includes Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Janacek's Otcenas, Kodaly's Missa Brevis and two motets by the German composer Reger.
Sheffield Cathedral Choir, conducted by director of music Thomas Corns, sing Jonathan Dove's popular Mass setting Missa Brevis and well-loved seasonal hymns include At The Lamb's High Feast We Sing and Thine Be The Glory.
Axial T1-weighted MR images showed a low-intensity mass in the peroneal tendon sheath, which seemed to compress both the peroneal brevis and longus tendons (Figure 3).
The first objective of this study was to investigate the survivorship of 4 termite (Isoptera) species that inhabit distinctly different microhabitats, including Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Rhinotermitidae), Neotermes jouteli (Banks in Banks and Snyder) (Kalotermitidae), Cryptotermes brevis Walker (Kalotermitidae), and Cryptoterme cavifrons Banks (Kalotermitidae).
The following Lactobacillus strains were used in this study: Lactobacillus plantarum 8PA3 ("Lactobacterin dry", Biomed, Russia), Lactobacillus plantarum B-578 (All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms, VKM), Lactobacillus plantarum S1 (Silage, Chistopolsky region, Tatarstan Rep., Russia), Lactobacillus plantarum Ga ("Gastropharm," Biovet, Bulgaria), Lactobacillus fermentum Na ("Narine," Narex, Armenia), Lactobacillus fermentum 3-2 (sour-milk drink "Ayran," FoodMilk), Lactobacillus fermentum 3-3 (sour-milk drink "Dar Gor," FoodMilk), Lactobacillus brevis DSM-20054, Lactobacillus buchneri DSM-20057 (German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, DSMZ), and Lactobacillus rhamnosus I2L (Russian National Collection of Industrial Microorganisms, VKPM).
Critique: A deftly crafted and consistently compelling read from beginning to end, "Vita Brevis" clearly establishes author Ruth Downie as a consummate and accomplished master of historical crime fiction.