Definition of Brewis

1. n. Broth or pottage.



Definition of Brewis

1. Noun. (obsolete or dialectal) a kind of broth thickened with bread or meal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brewis

1. broth [n BREWISES] - See also: broth

Lexicographical Neighbors of Brewis

brewer's mole
brewer's rice
brewer's yeast
brewer's yeasts
breweress
breweresses
breweriana
breweries
brewers
brewers' yeast
brewery
brewhouse
brewhouses
brewing
brewings
brewis (current term)
brewises
brewmaster
brewmasters
brewpub
brewpubs
brews
brewski
brewskies
brewskis
brewsky
brewster
brewster's angle
brewsterite
brewsters

Literary usage of Brewis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Monthly Chronicle of North Country Lore and Legend (1889)
"George brewis was born дЬ ,ut the year 1814, in Percy Street, and was educated ... George brewis signed the pledge on the 22nd June, 1836, and immediately ..."

2. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"ANOTHER SORT OF brewis. The author of Domestic Cookery observes, that a very good meal may be bestowed on poor people in a thing called brewis, ..."

3. Men of Mark 'twixt Tyne and Tweed by Richard Welford (1895)
"In a quarto Bible which Mr. brewis kept for the purpose of marking his texts and numbering his sermons (from which it appears that he prepared and preached ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"By NT brewis, MB, CM, FRCPEd., Lecturer on Gynaecology Edinburgh School of Medicine. 8vo, pp. 68, with illustrations. Edinburgh: William F. Clay. 1894. ..."

5. History, Topography, and Directory of Northumberland: Comprising a General by Whellan, William, & Co (1855)
"Ifl, Stepney-terrace brewis John, teacher, All Saints' School, Manor-square brewis John, smith, New-road; ho. Brandling place brewis Peter, baker, ..."

6. Transactions of the Edinburgh Obstetrical Society by Edinburgh Obstetrical Society (1900)
"Haultain said he heartily endorsed what Dr brewis had said regarding the ... By NT brewis, MB, FRCSEd., Gynaecologist to the New Town Dispensary and to ..."

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