hard bread soaked in water and then boiled.
such bread, with pieces of fish added, served as a meal.
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How to use brewis in a sentence
O master, what a mess of brewis stands now upon the point of spoiling by your hastiness.
He resented the peculiarity of brewis in his particular case.Every Man for Himself | Norman Duncan
The situation was a difficult one, and Mrs. brewis-Craven did not master its difficulty.Twelve Stories and a Dream | H. G. Wells
brewis is made of crusts and dry pieces of bread, soaked a good while in hot milk, mashed up, and eaten with salt.Mrs. Hale's Receipts for the Million | Sarah Josepha Hale
Nokka brewis goo, honowin nudwag moonoo shugh kawmun menjeis.The Wit of Women | Kate Sanborn
British Dictionary definitions for brewis
bread soaked in broth, gravy, etc
(bruːz) Canadian a Newfoundland stew of cod or pork, hardtack, and potatoes
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