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bru

noun
  1. Southern African informal another word for bro 2

BRU

abbreviation for
  1. Brunei (international car registration)
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Historical Examples

  • But there was one man who formed the exception, and that was Bru, the shepherd.

    The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume IV (of 8)

    Guy de Maupassant

  • Father Bru followed Gervaise into the room, and the two expostulated with the madman.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Father Bru hardly heard what she said but talked on, half to himself.

    L'Assommoir

    Emile Zola

  • Brew; a margin, a brink: 'that lake is too shallow to fish from the brews': from the Irish bru, same sound and meaning.

  • And she went off with the lad, while Bru seized his crook, seeing which the young fellow raised his gun.