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Page 65 of 77 for the letter B

browl, browls, braal, browloch,
browl [MN. brʌul]
n. A dry piece of wood gathered for burning
pl. browls Dry pieces of firewood. A little piece of anything.
dim. browloch
browse, brouse, browze,
browse [brʌuz]
v. To swill.
Broxburn [brɔksbʌrn]
pn. Broxburn.

From Brock's burn.
bruchle [brʌxl]
v. To wrap someone up in a slovenly fashion.
brudge, brootsh,
brudge [I.Ork. brʌdʒ, I.Sh. brɪtʃ, brʌtʃ]
n. A bruise.
v. To bruise, crush, to cut up finely.
brug, brugg, brogg,
brug [I.Sh. brʌg]
n. A sandy, mossy, or heathery hillock.
bruid, brod, brude, brood, brodmel, brodmell, brodmal,
bruid [brud, S C. bryd, SN. I. brød]
also brod [brɔd], brodmel ['brɔdməl, 'brɔdmɪl]
n. A brood.
bruid, brod, bröd,
bruid [I.Sh. brød]
n. A track or path, trail or spoor.
bruil, brřl, bröl, brüle, brüil, brulle,
bruil [I.Sh. brø(ə)l, brul]
n. A bellow.
v. To bellow, howl, shriek.

n. I.Sh. nonsense

Compounds and phrases etc.

guilbruil: A loud bellow or roar, to do that.
bruim, brume, breem, broom, bruim-buss, breem-buss,
bruim [brøm, brym, C. brɪm, MN. brim]
n. The shrub broom Cytisus scoparius. Also used as thatch.

Compounds and phrases etc.

bruim-buss: A broom bush.
sing the bruim: MN.To cry out in distress because of punishment inflicted.

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