Definitions starting with B

ID #1681

broke, bruck

/brok/ [Atlantic; cf. Scots, Irel. dial. bruck break (Hancock 1971:155), also US dial. ADD] v. to break: 1918 My leg so small he may broke (Parsons 147). De tree bruck open (ibid 4). 1936 Stop from brokin' y' leg. (Dupuch 67). They want broke up everything in there (Ragged). Cf. BREAK (Black)

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Last update: 2012-01-08 15:22
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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