Origin of br'er
Examples from the Web for brer
Historical Examples of brer
The youngest pig was the wisest, and would not let Brer Wolf come in by the door.Storyology
He say, ‘Brer Rabbit, what’s all dis fuss I hear in de woods?Uncle Remus and Brer Rabbit
Joel Chandler Harris
Brer Tarrypin he make great 'miration 'bout how col' he water is.
Brer Fox he 'spon', he did, dat it look mighty fur off ter him.
Brer Rabbit, he make lak he 'stonish' dat Brer Fox is hurted.
- Southern US Black slang, dialect brother: usually prefixed to a nameBr'er Jones
in Brer Rabbit, etc., 1881, Joel Chandler Harris' representation of U.S. Southern black pronunciation of brother.