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fish and brewis

noun
1.
(Canadian) a Newfoundland dish of cooked salt cod and soaked hard bread
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Contemporary definitions for fish and brewis
noun

a traditional Newfoundland dish of salted cod and hard bread (hard tack)

Examples

Fish and brewis was originally developed by sailors that were often at sea for weeks or months where few fresh ingredients were able to withstand the lengthy trips.

Word Origin

by 1907

Usage Note

cooking

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