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A print, a bronze, a forver, a root,

Such things become the hatch and brood of
A shell, a butterfly, can do 't.


Sbakspeare. BROOCH. n. s. [broke, Dutch.]

5. The act of covering the eggs. 1. A jewel; an ornament of jewels.'

Something 's in his soul, Ay, marry, our chains and our jewels.

O'er which his melancholy sits on brood; Your brooches, pearls, and owches. Sbakspeare.

And I doubt the hatch and the disclose Richly suited, but unseasonable; just like the

Will be some danger.

Sbakspeare. broocb and the toothpick, which we wear not BRO'ODY. adj. [from brood.] In a state of


sitting on the eggs ; inclined to sit, I know him well; he is the brooch, indeed, The common hen, all the while she is broody, And gem of all the nation. Sbakspeare. sits, and leads her chickens, and uses a voice 2. (With painters.] A painting all of which we call clocking.

Ray. one colour.

Dict. BROOK. N. s. [broc, or broca, Sax.] A To Brooch. v. a. (from the noun.] To running water, less than a river. adorn with jewels.

A substitute shines brightly as a king,
Not th' imperious show

Until a king be by; and then his state
Of the full-fortun'd Cæsar, ever shall

Empties itself, as doth an inland brook
Be broocb'd with me.

Into the main of waters.

Shakspeare. TO BROOD. v. n. (brædan, Sax.]

Or many grateful altars I would rear 1. To sit as on eggs, to hatch them.

Of grassy turf; and pile upevery stone

Of lustre from the brook; in memory,
Thou from the first

Of monument to ages.

Milton. Wast present, and, with mighty wings outspread, And co Cephisus' brook their way pursue: Dove-like sat'st brooding on the vast abyss, And mad'st it pregnant.

The stream was troubled, but the ford they Milton. knew.

Dryden, Here nature spreads her fruitful sweetness

Springs make little rivulets ; those united, round,

make brooks; and those coming together, make Breathes on the air, and broods upon the ground.

rivers, which empty themselves into the sea. Dryden.

Locke, 2. To cover chickens under the wing.

T. BROOK. v. a. (brucan, Sax.] To Exalted hence, and drunk with secret joy,

bear; to endure ; to support. Their young succession all their cares employ; They breed, they brood, instruct, and educate;

Even they, which brook it worst that men

should tell them of their duties, when they are And make provision for the future state. Dryd. Find out some uncouth ceil,

told the same by a law, think very well and rea


sonably of it. Wherebrooding darkness spreads hisjealous wings,

A thousand more mischances than this one And the night raven sings.


Have learned me to brook this patiently. Shaks. 3. To remain long in anxiety, or solicitous

How use doth breed a habit in a man! thought.

This shadowy desart, unfrequented woods, Defraud their clients, and, to lucre sold, I better brook than flourishing peopled towns. Sit brooding on unprofitable gold. Dryden.

Shakspeare. As rejoieing misers

Heav'n, the seat of bliss, Brood o'er their precious stores of secret gold. Brooks not the works of violence and war. Milt.


Most men can much rather brook their being 4. To mature any thing by care.

reputed knaves, than for their honesty be acIt was the opinion of Clinias, as if there were counted fools.

Souil. ever amongst nations a brooding of a war, and Restraint thou wilt not brook; but think it hard, that there is no sure league but impuissance to Your prudence is not trusted as your guard. do hurt. Bacon.

Dryden. To BROOD. v. a. To cherish by care. To BROOK, v. n. To endure ; to be con

Of crowds afraid, yet anxious when alone, tent. You 'll sit and brood your sorrows on a throne. He, in these wars, had fatly refused his aid;

Fryden. because he could not brook that the worthy prince BROOD. n. s. [from the verb.]

Plangus was, by his chosen Tiridate's, preferred 1. Offspring; progeny. It is now hardly

before him.

Sidney. used of human beings, but in contempt. Bio'o KLIME. n. s. [becabunga, Lat.) A The heavenly father keep his brood

sort of water speedwell, very common From foul infection of so great a vice. Fairfax. in ditches, With terrours and with clamours compass'd BROOM. n. s. [genista; brom, Saxon.] round,

I. A small tree. Of mine own brood, that on my bowels feed.

Ev'i hunible broom and osiers have their use, Milton.

And shade for sheep, and food for flocks, proOr any other of that heavenly brood,


Dryden. Let down in cloudy throne to do the world some good.


2. A besom: so called from the matter of Ælian discourses of storks, and their affection which it is sometimes made. toward their brood, whom they instruct to fly.

Not a mouse Brown's Vulgar Errours. Shall disturb this hallow'd house; 2. Thing bred ; species generated.

I am sent with broom before,
Have you forgotten Lybia's burning wastes,

To sweep the dust behind the door. Shakspeare, Its barren rocks, parch'd earth, and hills of sand,

If they came into the best apartment, to set Its tainted air, and all its broods of poison ?

any thing in order, they were saluted with a broom,

Arbuthnet, Addison. 3. A hatch; the number hatched at once. Bro'OMLAND, 1. s. [broom and land.]

I was wonderfully pleased to see the different Land that bears broom. workings of instinct in a hen followed by a I have known sheep cured of the rot, when brood of ducks.

Spectator. they have not been far gone with it, by being 4. Something brought forth ; a production. put into bruomlands,

Mortimer and wecp.


BRO'OMSTAFF. n. s. [from broom and 1. The state or quality of being a brother.

staf:], The stati' to which the broom is This deep disgrace of brotherhood bound; the handle of a besom.

Touches me deeper than you can imagine. Sbals. They fell on; I made guod my place: at

Finds brotherhood in thee no sharper spur? length they came to the broomstuff with me: I

Sbakspeare. denied 'em suull.


So it be a right to govern, whether you call in From the age

supreme fatherhood, or supreme brotherbord, will That children tread this worldly stage,

be all one, provided we know who has it. Luke Broomstud] or poker they bestride,

2. An association of men for any purpose ; And round the parlour love to ridt. Prior. a fraternity.

Sir Roger pointed at something behind the There was a fraternity of men at arms, called door, which I found to be an old broomstal. the brotherbood of St. George, erected by parlia

Speciatır. ment, consisting of thirteen the most noble and BRO'OMSTICK, n. s. The same as broon- worthy persons.

Danies. staff.

3. A class of men of the same kind. When I beheld this, I sighed, and said within He was sometimes so engaged among the myself, SURELY MORTAL MAN IS A BROOM- wheels, that not above half the poet appeared; a: STICK!


other times, he became as conspicuous as any of BRO'OMY. adj. [from broom.) Full of

the brotberhood,

dddisas. broom.

BROʻTHERLY. adj. [from brother. ] NaIf land grow mossy or broomy, then break it tural; such as becomes or beseems a up again.

Mortimer. brother. The youth with broomy stumps began to trace He was a priest, and looked for a priest's rex The kennel edge, where wheels had worn the ward; which was our brotherly love, and the good place. Swift. of our souls and bodies.

Bacos. BROTH. n. s. [bro8, Sax.] Liquor in Though more our money than our cause which nesh is boiled.

Their brotherly assistance draws. Donban, You may make the broth for two days, and

They would not go before the laws, but fol. take the one half every day.


low them; obeying their superiours, and enInstead of light deserts and luscious froth,

bracing one another in brotherly piety and concord.

Aldisem. Our author treats to-night with Spartan bruth.

Soxtbern. BxO'THERLY. adv. After the manner of If a nurse, after being sucked dry, eats broth, a brother; with kindness and affection. the infant will suck the broth, almost unaltered. I speak but brotberly of him; but should I

Arbutbrot, anatomize him to thee as he is, I must blush BRO'THEL, no so (bordel, Fr.] A

Sbakspears BRO'T HELHOUSE. house of lewd en- BROUGHT. The part. pass. of bring: tertainment ; a bawdy-house.

The Turks forsook the walls, and could not Perchance

be brought again to the assault. Knaller. I saw him enter such a house of sale,

The instances brought by our author are but Videlicet, a brothel.

slender proofs

Locke. Then courts of kings were held in high renown,

BROW. n. s. [bropa, Saxon.] Ere made the common brothels of the town: 1. The arch of hair over the eye. There virgins honourable vows receiv'd,

'T is now the hour which all to rest allow, But chaste as maids in monasteries liv'd. Dryden. And sleep sits heavy upon every brow. Dryka. From its old ruins brothelloises rise,

The forehead. Scenes of lewd loves and of polluted joys.

She could have run, and waddled about ;

Dryden. For even the day before she broke her browo. The libertine retires to the stews and to the

Sbakpar. brotbel.


So we some antique hero's strength BROTHER. n. s. [broden, brodoji, Learn by his launce's weight and length;

Sax.) Plural brothers, or brethren. As these vast beams express the beast 1. One born of the same father and mother. Whose shady brows alive they drest. Waller. Be sad, good broibers ;

3. The general air of the countenance. Sorrow so royally in you appears,

Then call them to our presence, face to face, That I will deeply put the fashion on. Shaksp.

And frowning brow to brow. Sbaks seart. Whilst kin ileir kin, brother the brother foils, Though all things foul would bear the brows Like ensigns all against like ensigns bend. Daniel.

of grace, These two are vretéren, Adam, and to come Yet grace must look still so. Sbakspears Out of thy loins.

Milton. 4. The edge of any high place. Comparing two men, in reference to one com- The earl, nothing dismayed, came forwards mon parent, it is very easy to form the ideas of that day unto a little village, called Stoke, and brothers.

Locke. there encanped that night, upon the brot or 2. Any one closely united ; associate. hanging of a hill.

Baze. Wé few, we happy few, we band of brothers; On the Irow of the hill, beyond that city, they For he to-day that sheds his blood with me, weri soniewhat perplexed by espying the French Shall be my brother. Sbakspeare, embassador, with the king's coach, and ochers

Wetto. 3. Any one resembling another in manner, attending him. form, or profession.

Them with fire, and hostile arms, He also that is slothful in his work, is brother Fearless assault; and to the brow of heav'n to him that is a great waster.

Proverbs. Pursuing, drive them out from God and Wiss I will eat no meat while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend. Corinthians. To Brow. v. a. (from the noun.] To A. Brother is used, in theological language, bound; to limit; to be at the edge of. for man in general.

Tending my flocks hard by, i' th' hilly crotts BROTHERHOOD. the s. [from brother and That brow this bottom glade. bood.]

To BRO'WBEAT. v. a. (from brow and



beat.] To depress with severe brows,

if any where I have them, 't is by the sea-side,
browsing on ivy.

and stern or lofty looks.
It is not for a magistrate to frown upon, and

A goat, hard pressed, took sanctuary in a vine brou beat, those who are hearty and exact in their

yard; so soon as he thought the danger over, he ministry; and, with a grave nod, to call a re

fell presently a browsing upon the leaves.

L'Estrange, solved zeal want of prudence.


Could eat the tender plant, and, by degrces, What man will voluntarily expose himself to the imperious browbeatings and scorns of great

Browse on the shrubs, and crop the budding

Blackmare. men?

L'Estrange Count Tariff endeavoured to browbeat the

The Greeks were the descendants of savages, plaintiff, while he was speaking; but though he

ignorant of agriculture, and browsing on herbage,
like cattle.

was not so impudent as the count, he was every
whit as sturdy.


BROWSE. n. s. [from the verb.] Branches,
I will not be browbeaten by the supercilious or shrubs, fit for the food of goats, or
looks of my adversaries. Arbuthnot and Pope. other animals.
BRO'WBOUND.adj. (from brow and bound.) The greedy lioness the wolf pursues,
Crowned; having the head encircled as

The wolf the kid, the wanton kid the browse. with a diadem,


On that cloud-piercing hill,
In that day's feats,

Plinlimmon, from afar, the traveller kens,
He prov'd the best man i' th’ field; and, for his

Astonishid, how the goats their shrubby browse meed,

Gnaw pendent.

Pbilips. Was brow-bound with the oak. Shakspeare: To BRÚISE. v. a.[briser, Fr.) To crush BRO'SICK. adj. [from brow and sick.] Dejected; hanging the head.

or mangle with the heavy blow of someBut yet a gracious influence from you

thing not edged or pointed ; to crush May alter nature in our browsick creiv. Suckling. by any weight; to beat into gross BROWN. adj. (brun, Saxon.) The name powder; to beat together coarsely. of a colour, compounded of black and

Fellows in arms, and my most loving friends,

Bruis'd underneath the yoke of tyranny. Sbaksp. any other colour.

And fix far deeper in his head their stings, Brown, in high Dutch, is called braun; in the

Thantemporal death shall bruise the victor's heel, Netherlands, brayun; in French, couleur brune;

Or theirs whom he redeems.

Milton, in Italian, bruno.


As in old chaos heav'n with earth confus'd, I like the new tire within excellently, if the

And stars with rocks together crush'd and

Shakspeare. hair were a little browner.


Waller. From whence high Ithaca o'erlooks the floods,

They beat their breasts with many a bruising Brown with o'ercharging shades and pendent

blow, woods.


Till they turn livid and corrupt the snow. Dryd. Long untravellid heaths, With desolation brown, he wanders waste.

BRUISE. 11. s. [from the verb.) A hurt

Tbomson. with something blunt and heavy, BRO'WNBILL. N. s. [from brown and bill.]

One arm'd with metal, th' other with wood,

This fit for bruise, and that for blood. Hudibras, The ancient weapon of the English foot:

I since have labour'd why it is called brown, I have not dis

To bind the bruises of a civil war, covered; but we now say brown musket And stop the issues of their wasting blood. Dryd. from it.

BRU'ISE WORT. n. s. An herb; the same And brotunbills levied in the city,

with comfrey. Made bills to pass the grand committee. Hudib.

BRUIT. n. s. [bruit, Fr.) Rumour; BRO'WNISH. adj. (from brown.] Some

noise ; report. what brown.

A bruit ran from one to the other, that the A brownish grey iron-stone, lying in thin

king was slain.

Sidney. strata, is poor, but runs freely. Woodward.

Upon some bruits he apprehended a fear, BRO'wNNESS. n. s. [from brown.] A which moved him to send to sir William Herbrown colour.

bert to remain his friend.

Hayward. She would confess the contention in her own

I am not mind, between that lovely, indeed most lovely, One that rejoices in the common wreck, brownness of Musidorus's face, and this colour As common bruit doth put it. Sbakspeare. of mine.

Sidney: To BRUIT, V. a. (from the noun.] To BRO'WNSTUDY. n. s. [from brown and report; to noise abroad ; to rumour.

study.] Gloomy meditations; study in Neither the verb nor the noun are now which we direct our thoughts to no cer- much in use. tain point.

His death, They live retired, and then they doze way Being bruited once, took fire and heat away their time in drowsiness and brownstudies; or, if From the best temper'd courage in his troops. brisk and active, they lay themselves out w holly

Skakspeare. in making common places.

Norris. It was bruited, that I meant nothing less than TO BROWSE. v.a. [brouser, Fr.] To eat to go to Guiana.

Raleigh. branches, or shrubs.

BRU’MAL. adj. [brumalis, Lat.] Belong. And being down, is trod in the dirt

ing to the winter. Of cattle, and broused, and sorely hurt. Spenser. About the brimal solstice, it hath been obThy palate then did dcign

served, even unto a proverb, that the sea is calm, The roughest berry on the rudest hedge:

and the winds do cease, till the young ones are Yea, like the stag, when snow the pasture sheets, excluded, and forsake their nests. The barks of trees thou brousedst. Sbakspeare. BRUN, BRAN, BORN, BOURX, BURN,

are all derived from the Saxon, bonn, TO BROWSE. v. n. To feed : it is used

bourn, brunna, bupna; all signifving a with the particle on.


river or brook. They have scared away two of my best sheep;


. a

BRUNE'TT. n. s. [brunette, French.) A

And from the boughs brush off the evil der,

And heal the harms of thwarting thunder blex, woman with a brown complexion.

Miltas. Your fair women therefore thought of this

The receptacle of waters, into which the fashion, to insult the olives and the brunettes.

mouths of all rivers must empty themselves, Addison.

ought to have so spacious a surface, that as much BRU'NION. n. s. [brugnon, Fr.] A sort

water may be continually brushed off by the winds, of fruit between a plum and a peach. and exhaled by the sun, as, besides what fails

Trevoux. again, is brought into it by all the rivers. Bentle. BRU'Nt. n. s. (brunst, Dutch.]

5. To move as the brush. I. Shock; violence.

A thousand nights have brusb’d their balmy

wings Erona chose rather to bide the brunt of war,

Over these eyes.

Dryder. than venture him.

Sidney. God, who caus'd a fountain, at thy pray'r,

TO BRUSH, V. 1. From the dry ground to spring, thy thirst i' allay 1. To move with haste: a ludicrous word, After the brunt of battle.

Milton. applied to men. Faithful ministers are to stand and endure the

Nor wept his fate, nor cast a pitying eye, brunt: a common soldier may fly, when it is the Nor took him down, but brusb'à regardless by. duty of him that holds the standard to die upon

Dryden. the place.

Souih. The French had gather'd all their force, 2. Blow; stroke.

And William met them in their way; A wicked ambush, which lay hidden long Yet off they brush'd, both foot and horse. Prist. In the close covert of her guileful eyen,

2. To fly over; to skim lightly. Thence breaking forth,did thick about me throng, Nor love is always of a vicious kind, Too feeble I t'abide the brunt so strong. Spenser. But oft'to virtuous acts inflames the mind,

The friendly rug preserv'd the ground, Awakes the sleepy vigour of the soul,
And headlong knight, from bruise or wound, And, brusbing o'er, adds motion to the pool.
Like featherbed betwixt a wall

Drzár. And heavy brunt of cannon-ball. Hildibras. BRU'SHER. n. s. [from brush.] He that BRUSH. 1. s. [brosse, Fr. from bruscus,

uses a brush. Lat.)

Sir Henry Wotton used to say, that criticks 1. An instrument to clean any thing, by were like brusbers of noblemen's cloaths. Ba..

rubbing off the dirt or soil. It is gene- BRU'SH WOOD. . so (from brush and

rally made of bristles set in wood. wood. I know not whether it may not 2. It is used for the larger and stronger be corrupted from browsewood. ] Rough, pencils used by painters.

low, close, shrubby thickets; small Whence comes all this rage of wit? this arm- wood fit for fire. ing all the pencils and brushes of the town against

It smokes, and then with trembling breath she Stilling feet.

blows, With a small brush you must smear the glue Till in a cheerful blaze the fames arose. well upon the joint of each piece. Moaon,

With brusb wood, and with chips, she strengthens 3. A rude assault; a shock; rough treat

these, ment; which, by the same metaphor, And adds at last the boughs of rotten trees. we call à scouring.

Dryter. Let grow thy sinews till their knots be strong, BRU'Shy. adj. [from brush.] Rough or And tempt not yet the brisbes of the war. Sbuk,

shaggy, like a brush. It could not be possible, that, upen so litele a

I suspected, that it might have proceeded from brush as Waller had sustained, he could not be some small unheeded drop of blood, wiped off able to follow and disturb the king. Clarendor.

by the brushy substance of the nerve, from the Else, when we put it to the push,

knife wherewith it was cut. "They had not giv'n us such a brush. Hudibras.

Bsk. TO BRUSH. v. a. [from the noun.]

To BRU'STLE. V. n. (brastlian, Sax. ] To

crackle ; to make a small noise. Skinner. I. To sweep or rub with a brush.

If he be not in love with sone woman, there BRU'T AL. adj. (brutal, French; from is no believing old signs: he brushes his hat

brute.] o'morning; what should chat bude? Slakspeare. I. That belongs to a brute; that we have 2. To strike with quickness, as in brush- in common with brutes. ing.

There is no opposing brutal force to the stratzThe wrathful beast about him turned light,

gems of human reason.

L'Estraszt. And him so rudely passing by, did brusos 2. Savage; cruel; inhuman. With his long tail, that horse and man to ground

"I'he brutal business of the trar did rush.

Spenser's Fairy Queen. Is manag'd by thy dreadful servants care. Dorthe Has Somnus brush'd thy eyelids with his rod! BRUTA’LITY. n. s. [brutalité, Fr.] Sa


vageness; churlishness; inhumanity. His son Cupavo brusb’ł the briny flood,

Courage, in an ill-bred man, has the air, and Upon his stern a brawny centaur stood. Dryden.

escapes not the opinion, of brutality. Locks. High o'er the billows flew the massy load, To BRUʻTALIZE, V. n. (brutaliser, Fr.] And near the ship came thund'ring on the flood, To grow brutal or savage. It almost brush'd the helm.

Pope. Upon being carried to the Cape of Good Hope, 3. To paint with a brush.

he mixed, in a kind of transport, with his coun You have commissioned me to paint your trymen, brutalized with them in their habit and shop, and I have done my best to brush you up manners, and would never again retura to bis like your neighbours.

Pope. foreign acquaintance. 4. To carry away, by an act like that of To BRU'TALIZE. v. a. To make brutal or brushing; to sweep.





B Bau'TALLY. adv. (from brutal.] Churl. himself, by much ado he staggers to his table ishly; inhumanly; cruelly.

again, and there acts over the same brutisb scene.

Sout.. Mrs. Bull aimed a knife at John; though John threw a bottle at her head, very brutally indeed.

4. Ignorant ; untaught; uncivilized.

Árbutbnot. They were not so brutish, that they could be BRUTE. adj. (brutus, Latin.]

ignorant to call upon the name of God, Hooker, 1. Senseless; unconscious.

BRU'TISHLY, adv. (from brutish.] In the Nor yet are we so low and base as their atheism manner of a brute; savagely ; irrationwould depress us; not walking statues of clay, ally ; grossly. not the sons of brute earth, whose final inherit- I am not so diffident of myself, as brutishly to ance is death and corruption.

Bentley. submit to any man's dictates. King Charles. 2. Savage ; irrational; ferine.

For a man to found a contident practice upon Even brute aniinals make use of this artificial a disputable principle, is brutisbiy to outrun his

South. way of making divers motions, to have several significations to call, warn, chide, cherish, BRU'TISHNESS. 1. s. [from brutish.] Bruthreaten.

Holder, tality ; savageness. In the promulgation of the Mosaick law, if so All other courage, besides that, is not true much as a brute beast touched the mountain, it valour, but brutishness.

Spratt. was to be struck through with a dart. South. BRY'ON Y. n. s. [bryonia, Latin.] A plant. 3. Bestial ; in common wiih beasts.

BUB. n.s. (a cant word.] Strong malt Then to subdue, and quell, through all the

liquor: earth,

Or if it be his fate to meet Brute violence, and proud tyrannick pow'r. Milt.

With folks who have more wealth than wit, 4. Rough ; ferocious; uncivilized.

He loves cheap port, and double bub,
The brute philosopher, who ne'er has prov'

And settles in the humdrum club.

The joy of loving, or of being lov’d. Pope BU'BBLE. n. s. [bobbel, Dutch ]
BRUTE. n. s. [from the adjective.] An

1. A small bladder of water; a film of irrational creature; a creature without

water filled with wind. reason; a savage.

Bubbles are in the form of a hemisphere; air What may this inean? Language of man pro

within, and a little skin of water without; and nounce

it seemeth somewhat strange, that the air should By tongue of brute, and human sense express'd !

rise so swiftly, while it is in the water, and when Milton

it cometh to the top, should be stayed by so To those three present impulses, of sense, me

weak a cover as that of the bubbl is. Bacon. mory, and instinct, most, if not all, the sagacities

The colours of bubbles with which childrea of brutis may be reduced.


play, are various, and change their situation vaBrutes may be considered as either aerial, ter

riously, without any respect to contine or shadow. restrial, aquatick, or amphibious. I call those

Newton, aerial which have wings, wherewith they can support themselves in the air ; terrestrial are

2. Any thing which wants solidity and those, whose only place of rest is upon the earth;

firmress; any thing that is more speaquatick are those, whose constant abode is upon

cious than real. the water.


The earl of Lincoln was induced to participate, Heav'n from all creatureshides the book of fate, not lightly upon the strength of the proceedings All but the page prescrib'd their present state ; there, which was but a bubble, but upon letters From brutes what men, from men what spirits, from the lady Margaret.

Bacon know;

Then a soldier, Or who could suffer being here below ? Pope.

Seeking the bubble reputation,

Even in the cannon's mouth. TO BRUTE. v. a. (written ill for bruit.]

Sbakspeare. To report.

War, he sung, is toil and trouble,

Honour but an empty bubble, This, once bruted through the army, filled them all with heaviness.


Fighting still, and still destroying. Dryden, BRC'TENESS. n. s. [from brute.] Brutality. 3. A cheat; a false show.

The nation then too late will find,
Not used.

Directors promises but wind,
Thou dotard vile,

South-sea at best a mighty bubble. Swift. That with thy bruteness shend'st thy comely age.


4. The person cheated.

Cease, dearest mother, cense to chide; T. BRU'TIFY.v.a. [from brute.) To make

Gany 's a cheat, and I'm a bubble; a man a brute.

Yet why this great excess of trouble? Prior. O thou fallacious woman! am I then hrutified? He has been my bubble these twenty years, Ay; I feel it here; I sprout, I bud, I am ripe

and, to iny certain

knowledge, understands no horn mad.

Congreve. more of his own affairs, than a child in siyada BRU'TISH, adj. (from brute.]

dling clothes.

Arbutanol. I. Bestial; resembling a beast.

T. BUBBLE. V. 11. (from the noun.]
Osiris, Isis, Orus, and their train,

1. To rise in bubbles. With monstrous shapes and sorceries abus'd

Alas! a crinson river of warm blood, Fan tick Egypt, and her priests, to seek

Like to a bubhting fountain stirrid with wind, Their wand'ring gods disguis'd in brutish forms.

Doch rise and jail

Shuhspeare Milton.

Adder's fork, and "indworm's sting, 2. Ilaving the qualities of a brute ; rough; Lizzrd's leg, and ovlet's wing; savage; ferocious.

For a churn of pors'ıful trouble, Brutes, and brutish men, are commonly more Like a hellbroth boil and bubbie. Sbakspeare. able to bear pain than others.

Grew. Still babble on, and pour forth blood and tears. 3. Gross; carnal.

Dryden. For thou thyself hast been a libertine,

The same spring suffers at some times a very As sensual as the brutish sting itself. Sbakspeire. manifest remission of its heat; at others, as mi.

After he has slept himself into some use of nitost an increase of it; yea, sometiines to that




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