An extremely stiff and exaggerated military position of attention; brace
[1950s+ Army; fr brace]
bruss or briss; small broken bits mixed up with dust: very often applied to turf-dust.
bruss′els-sprouts, a variety of the common cabbage with sprouts like miniature cabbages.
bruss is prettily situated on a rising ground, at the confluence of two tributaries of the Morava.
We now descended the Grashevatzka river to bruss, with low hills on each side, covered with grass, and partly wooded.