brosy

brose

[brohz]
noun Scot.
a porridge made by stirring boiling liquid into oatmeal or other meal.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English broys < Old French broez; see brewis

brosy, adjective
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brose (brəʊz)
 
n
(Scot) See also Atholl brose oatmeal or pease porridge, sometimes with butter or fat added
 
[C13 broys, from Old French broez, from breu broth, of Germanic origin]

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brose
1650s, Scottish, earlier browes, from O.Fr. broez, nom. of broet (13c.) "stew, soup made from meat broth," dim. of breu, from M.L. brodium, from O.H.G. brod "broth" (see broth).
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