fish and brewis

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fish and brewis
 
n
(Canadian) a Newfoundland dish of cooked salt cod and soaked hard bread

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Main Entry:  fish and brewis
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a traditional Newfoundland dish of salted cod and hard bread (hard tack)
Example:  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.
Etymology:  by 1907
Usage:  cooking
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