"brume brume on hill," is also mentioned in the Complayat of Scotland.
It lifts its heavy bracts of flattened bloom Against the sky Hazily grey with brume.
The possibilities of each night were doomed by the French report, "brume dans les valles!"
"fog, mist," 1808, from French brume "fog" (14c.), in Old French, "wintertime," from Latin bruma "winter," perhaps with an original sense "season of the shortest day," from *brevima, contracted from brevissima, superlative of brevis "short" (see brief (adj.)).