Definition of Breveting

1. brevet [v] - See also: brevet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breveting

bretons
brettice
bretticed
brettices
bretylium
bretylium tosylate
bretzel
bretzels
breve
breves
brevet
brevetcies
brevetcy
brevete
breveted
breveting (current term)
brevetoxin
brevetoxins
brevets
brevetted
brevetting
breviaries
breviary
breviate
breviates
breviation
breviations
breviature
breviatures
brevibacterium

Literary usage of Breveting

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1890)
"BREVET. vb. To hunt about, as of a dog in search of game; to pry. [Common.] breveting. adj. Gadding about. F. of D.] Rummaging. [Selsley.] BRICH ED. adj. ..."

2. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1887)
"So loosely was the breveting done that a party of departmental clerks, fora lark, undertook to get a companion and butt of theirs breveted from his late ..."

3. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1874)
"... and was informed that a practice had grown up of breveting them into Colonels and Major-Generals, although without a corresponding increase of pay; ..."

4. A Glossary of Dialect & Archaic Words Used in the County of Gloucester by J[ohn] Drummond Robertson (1890)
"breveting, adj. Gadding about. F. of D.] Rummaging. [Selsley.] BRICKED, adj. Endowed with wealth, well off. " They were all BRICKED with the same amount of ..."

5. Salopia Antiqua: Or, An Enquiry from Personal Survey Into the 'druidical by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1841)
"Derbyshire. BREAST, see BEARD. BREVET, «1. to examine, search for. Ex. "breveting about." It implies a degree of restless enquiry. C. Brit. prawf, conatus, ..."

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