Definition of Brisses
1. briss [n] - See also: briss
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brisses
Literary usage of Brisses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S., Secretary to the Admiralty in the by Samuel Pepys, John A. Smith (1828)
"... to all the fishing-ports in general, with limiting so many brisses to this, and that port, before we know the readiness of subscribers, we parted. 30th. ..."
2. The Story of My House by George Herman Ellwanger (1890)
"brisses can never be too many. '' I regard the discovery of a new dish,' said the late Henrion de ..."
3. Historical and Descriptive Sketches of Norfolk and Vicinity: Including by William S. Forrest (1853)
"... of a lovely daughter, he read in the first book of Iliad the touching story of brisses. " He wrote Latin with great facility and with uncommon elegance. ..."