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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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'Well, never you mind that, my dear,' said the old lady; 'that's got nothing to do with your broth; and it's full time you had it; for the doctor says Mr.
If it's Monday she's bound ter say she wished 'twas Sunday; and if you take her jelly you're pretty sure ter hear she wanted chicken--but if you DID bring her chicken, she'd be jest hankerin' for lamb broth!"
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.
Ye may jist say, though (for it's God's thruth), that afore I left hould of the flipper of the spalpeen (which was not till afther her leddyship's futman had kicked us both down the stairs, I giv'd it such a nate little broth of a squaze as made it all up into raspberry jam.
"We love you very much; so much that we intend to eat your broth with real pleasure.
I will see him again early in the morning; and in the meantime let him be kept extremely quiet, and drink liberally of water-gruel."--"Won't you allow him sack-whey?" said the landlady.--"Ay, ay, sack-whey," cries the doctor, "if you will, provided it be very small."--"And a little chicken broth too?" added she.--"Yes, yes, chicken broth," said the doctor, "is very good."--"Mayn't I make him some jellies too?" said the landlady.--"Ay, ay," answered the doctor, "jellies are very good for wounds, for they promote cohesion." And indeed it was lucky she had not named soup or high sauces, for the doctor would have complied, rather than have lost the custom of the house.
When your broth's ready- made for you, you mun swallow the thickenin', or else let the broth alone."
"Cast on another culpon, John, and stir the broth with thy sword-sheath," growled Johnston, looking anxiously for the twentieth time at the reeking pot.
I cautioned him to eat sparingly, and set meat before him immediately, but he had not eaten three mouthfuls before he began to be sick and out of order; so he stopped a while, and our surgeon mixed him up something with some broth, which he said would be to him both food and physic; and after he had taken it he grew better.
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.
Oh, what an evening, when I sat down by my fire to a basin of mutton broth, dimpled all over with fat, and thought I was going the way of my predecessor, and should succeed to his dismal story as well as to his chambers, and had half a mind to rush express to Dover and reveal all!
"Mutton broth, I believe, Sir Pitt," answered Lady Crawley.