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bree

(briː) or

brie

n
(Cookery) Scot broth, stock, or juice
[Old English brīg, variant of brīw pottage; related to Old High German brīo soup, Old English brīwan to cook, Middle Irish brēo flame]

bree

(briː)
n
a Scot word for brunt
[C19: perhaps from earlier bree brow]
References in classic literature ?
At some futur period the southern hemisphere probably will have its bree of Falkland ponies, as the northern has its Shetland breed.
It was the only D I've gotten in my life,'' Brees said.
The grade kept Brees off the Academic All-America list but it couldn't keep him down.
As far as comebacks go, Brees ranks that one right up there with bringing the Boilermakers back from a 28-10 halftime deficit to a 32-31 victory against Michigan.
All in all, it has been a terrific calendar year for Brees.
Brees has always stacked his academic schedule in the spring, reserving his hardest classes for when his football load is lightest.
I knew it was all going to come down to how I did on the finals,'' Brees said, ``and it just happened that I did well.