Definition of Browst
1. a brewing [n -S] - See also: brewing
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Browst
Literary usage of Browst
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"HER daddie forbad, her minnie forbad; Forbidden she wadna be : She wadna trow't, the browst she brew'd Wad taste sae ..."
2. Beiblatt zur Anglia (1908)
"... browst. browster kommt schon im jahre 1400 vor, NED. sv; bildungen wie ... Bemerkenswert ist, dafs browst zum ersten male (1500) in gemeinschaft mit ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Owing to this operation, lie remained insane for many years, till the Virgin Mary courteously restored his brains to their station." Ibid. p. 390. browst ..."
4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1896)
"“Deed it's a snaw, sir,” answered one; “A fair on-ding,” piped another; “A deevil o' a browst,” cried Jeems o' the Loch. But Granny Auld took the pipe from ..."
5. Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland: With an Accurate Travelling Map by Adam and Charles Black (Firm) (1842)
"... having one day "brewed a peck o' maut," and set it out to the door to cool, a neighbour's cow passing by drank the whole browst. The injured alewife had ..."
6. A Glossary of Words Used in Swaledale, Yorkshire by John Harland (1876)
"browst, the brewed liquor. ' The bigger the brewing, the better the browst,' the more (of some compounds) made at once, the better the quality turns out. ..."