Definitions starting with B

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bren

(Black); bren-law (Eleu) [cf. Krio bran-lɔ idem KED; from brother-in-(law), but connotation that of Sp, cuñado or MCC waika] term of address or reference 1. to one's brother-in-law: 1940 Bren-law (Dupuch 124). Bren was drunk last night (Crooked). (Nassau)

2. to an unrelated male peer, the implication that the speaker is having unofficial sexual relations with his sister being a good-natured tease. (Nassau)

Tags: noun, term of address

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Last update: 2010-09-12 15:29
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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