Origin of birse
Examples from the Web for birse
It is,” I agreed; “but you were to tell me what Birse told you of the disturbance at the Spittal.
And I saw him,” said Birse, “put up his hand atween him and the Book, as if he thocht it was to jump at him.
Birse knew well what the thing was called, but the word is a staggerer to say in company.
The man disna live 'at can beat the Doctor when his birse is up, an' a' never saw him sae roosed afore!The Days of Auld Lang Syne|Ian MacLaren
Birse was a little behind, but a conversation was being kept up by shouting.