Brew"is (?), n. [OE. brewis, brouwys, browesse, brewet, OF. brouet, -s being the OF. ending of the nom. sing. and acc. pl.; dim. of OHG. brod. &root;93. See Broth, and cf. Brose.]
Broth or pottage.
Let them of their Bonner's "beef" and "broth" make what brewis they please for their credulous guests.
Bread soaked in broth, drippings of roast meat, milk, or water and butter.
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