broadus

broadus

[broh-duhs]
noun, plural broaduses. Coastal South Carolina and Georgia.
something given as a bonus; lagniappe.
Also, brotus.


Origin:
1905–10; akin to Jamaican, Guyanan English braata (apparently < American Spanish barata bargain, ultimately derivative of Spanish (now obsolete) baratar to negotiate, barter; see barrator, barter); orig. of vowel and final s uncertain

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