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Broo

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Broo brōō (mod. Scot
    • Broo vowel sounded like Ger. ü), n. (Scot.) broth
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Usage

In literature:

His lang hair was hingin' over his broo, and his face was thin and white as a ghaist's.
"The Moon Endureth--Tales and Fancies" by John Buchan
BRENT BROO, high brow.
"Red Gauntlet" by Sir Walter Scott
I had never muckle broo o' my gudeman's gossips, and now I like them waur than ever.
"The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Boyl-ya donga gaduk, boorda gurrang ngoomon, nadjoo nginnee wangow broo.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
Fry stanes wi' butter and the broo will be gude.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
I gat eels boiled in broo; mother, make my bed soon, For I'm weary wi' hunting, and fain wald lie down.
"Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature" by John Addington Symonds
Take it off the fire, and throw the broo awa.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 18" by Alexander Leighton
Gie them milk an' bread, an' cheese, an' a drap o' the broo; it will do weel aneuch.
"The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by James Hogg
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In poetry:

But when Ledgie Cooper had finish'd the pray'r,
An' afore he turn'd to sit doon,
He dichted the sweat aff his broo, an' cried
At his scholars to gather roun'.
"Ledgie Cooper" by Alexander Anderson
He sat for a moment deep, deep in thocht,
Wi' his broo on the airm o' the chair;
Then he gaed to the door to cry in the weans
That were rinnin' here an' there.
"Ledgie Cooper" by Alexander Anderson
Then we frichten'd the troots wi' oor wee white feet,
As we paidled up the burn,
Till they splutter'd to win frae oor sicht in the broo,
Wi' mony a jouk an' turn.
"The Deil's Stane" by Alexander Anderson
Aneath the white mutches there's mony a broo,
Wan, wallow't, an' runklet, an dowie yenoo;
Was ance like the lily, an' gowden an' sheen,
The lovelocks that shaded the bonnie blue een.
"The Feast of The "Munches"" by Janet Hamilton
It wad dune yer heart gude, to see him come thro'
The thrang to the poopit, wi' grace on his broo—
A herald o' mercy, commission'd by God
To point us to heaven, an' guide on the road.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton
An' they've gaggit your press, an' they've steekit your mou',
An' they've set the red mark o' auld Cain on yer broo;
An' the bairns o' yer bairns that are yet to be born,
Will be harry't wi' taxes, an' put to the horn.
"Nuts To Crack For Cousin Sam" by Janet Hamilton

In news:

The town is Bruges (broozh) in French and English, and Brugge (broo-gah) in Flemish.
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In science:

Background light curves for all nine observations were inspected using EV EN T BROW SER in the Tools for ACIS Real-time Analysis (TARA; Broos et al. 2000) software package.5 All but two are free from significant flaring and are stable to within ≈20%.
The Extended Chandra Deep Field-South Survey. Chandra Point-Source Catalogs
These detections were used as input source positions for the software package ACIS Extract (Broos et al. 2002).
Chandra ACIS Survey of M33 (ChASeM33): A First Look
Figure 13: Schematic illustration of a biological membrane (courtesy of Ove Broo Sørensen of the Danish Technical University).
Amphiphilic Membranes
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