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n. pl. brill or brills
An edible flatfish (Scophthalmus rhombus) of the eastern Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Black Sea.

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Brill and his wife rushed to the scene, arriving at the same time as paramedics and finding their daughter unconscious and their son with a fractured femur and tibia.