Our dinner-hour was twelve o'clock, and Hendry, for a not incomprehensible reason, called this meal his brose.
This may be some trick of brose Griffin and his cronies to steal our stuff.
These virtues, however, were of the kind which made him a fine citizen rather than a jolly companion over a bowl of brose.
And I've made up my mind to tak' ye back with me to sup our brose!
He snites his nose in his neighbour's dish to get the brose himsel.
Mr. brose saw him, and was on his tracks like a fish-hawk on a herring-gull.
When I got home the brose for dinner was cooling on the windowsill, and my mother was frying the fish I had caught in the morning.
We can dispense with Mr. Potts's services for the time, eh, Mr. brose?
And when brose had read the opened letter he gasped too and went aft to see the skipper.
The brose was then made of oatmeal and butter, with a ring in it.
1650s, Scottish, earlier browes, from Old French broez, nominative of broet (13c.) "stew, soup made from meat broth," diminutive of breu, from Medieval Latin brodium, from Old High German brod "broth" (see broth).