Definition of Broose

1. a wedding race [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broose

brooming
broomless
broomlike
broomrape
broomrape family
broomrapes
brooms
broomstaff
broomstaves
broomstick
broomsticks
broomweed
broomy
broons
broos
broose (current term)
brooses
bros
bros.
bros before hoes
bros before hos
brose
broses
brosey
brosy
brosy-faced
brotel
brotelness
broth
broth of a boy

Literary usage of Broose

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1. Observations on Popular Antiquities Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"... IN SCOTLAND TERMED broose, AND IN WESTMORLAND RIDING FOR THE RIBBON. Mention of this ceremony occurs in Chicken's Newcastle poem (1764), The Collier's ..."

2. The History of Old Cumnock by John Warrick (1899)
"In the end as our fathers knew it, the broose was merely a bit of amusement ... Fully forty years have gone by, since the broose was last ridden in Cumnock. ..."

3. Complete Glossary to the Poetry and Prose of Robert Burns: With Upwards of by John Cuthbertson (1886)
"broose seems originally to have meant broth; ... When Burns speaks of the broose as a race "on returning from church" after the marriage, he must refer to ..."

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