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Examples from the Web for bre

Historical Examples of bre

  • Trouble come bisitin' wey you lif; 'e mekky you' side puff; 'e mekky you' bre't' come so.'

    Nights With Uncle Remus

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • Sur-re, they'll ketch up to us, befoor we git foive moile—we've got to bre'k thr-rail, an' they'll folly along in ut.

    Connie Morgan in Alaska

    James B. Hendryx

  • Like the Reynard tales, those of Bre'r Rabbit are best inserted here and there throughout the year and not read in a mass.

    Literature in the Elementary School

    Porter Lander MacClintock

  • I'm jomp oop on ma feet ver' queek an' pull two, t'ree tam on de leetle rope, an' de las' tam I'm pull so hard she bre'k in two.

  • It nearly took me bre'th away t'inkin' uv it, an' I ain't got over it yet.

    Bowery Life

    Chuck Connors

British Dictionary definitions for bre


abbreviation for (in Britain)
  1. Building Research Establishment
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