- Scot a bradawl
C19: of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for brog
For instance, does Brog believe that the democratically elected government of Turkey is similarly above criticism?
Is there any other government in the world to which Brog outsources his own moral judgment in this way?
In Welsh, similarly, Brog is a goblin, and we have the evil idea in bug.The Grotesque in Church Art
T. Tindall Wildridge
A wee bit clamsheuchar wi' my Lochaper axe, or a brog wi' my skean-dhu, will make them quate aneuch, my letty.
“Stamp—stamp,” went the pompous little man; and “brog—brog,” went his stick in the soft earth.Hollowdell Grange
George Manville Fenn