broadus

[ broh-duh s ]
/ ˈbroʊ dəs /
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noun, plural broa·dus·es. Coastal South Carolina and Georgia.

something given as a bonus; lagniappe.

Nearby words

  1. broads, the,
  2. broadsheet,
  3. broadside,
  4. broadsword,
  5. broadtail,
  6. broadview heights,
  7. broadway,
  8. broadwife,
  9. brob,
  10. brobdingnag

Also brotus.

Origin of broadus

1905–10; akin to Jamaican, Guyanan English braata (apparently < American Spanish barata bargain, ultimately derivative of Spanish (now obsolete) baratar to negotiate, barter; see barrator, barter); orig. of vowel and final s uncertain

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