breid

 to breid, or brade of any one, that is to resemble them in disposition, as if of the same breed, Northumb.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • breid — I. ˈbrād, rēd now dialect Britain variant of braid II. ˈbrēd, red, rād chiefly Scotland variant of bread * * * breid Sc. f. bread, breed, brede; obs. f …   Useful english dictionary

  • eat-the-breid — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary noun: Mildly abusive term for one with a healthy appetite; also one who appears unduly enthusiastic, pronounced: Eet the breed …   English dialects glossary

  • braid — [breɪd] noun I 1) [U] twisted coloured rope that is used for decorating clothes, curtains, or furniture 2) [C] American a piece of long hair divided into three sections that are twisted around each other Syn: plait II verb [T] American braid… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • abrade — [ə breɪd] verb scrape or wear away by friction or erosion. Derivatives abrader noun Origin C17: from L. abradere, from ab away, from + radere to scrape …   English new terms dictionary

  • braid — /breɪd / (say brayd) verb (t) 1. to weave together strips or strands of; plait. 2. to form by such weaving. 3. to bind or confine (the hair) with a band, ribbon, etc. 4. to trim (garments) with braid. –noun 5. a braided length, or plait, of hair …   Australian English dictionary

  • braided stream — /breɪdəd ˈstrim/ (say brayduhd streem) noun a stream, usually shallow, with a water flow insufficient to carry along all the silt, etc., in it, resulting in interconnecting channels and intervening shingle bars as this load is precipitated …   Australian English dictionary

  • Breede — /ˈbreɪdə/ (say brayduh) noun a river in the Republic of South Africa, in the province of Western Cape, flowing south east into the Indian Ocean. 322 km …   Australian English dictionary

  • Karl Josef Wallner — OCist (* 24. Februar 1963 in Wien) ist ein österreichischer Ordenspriester und Gründungsrektor der Päpstlichen Philosophisch Theologischen Hochschule Benedikt XVI. Heiligenkreuz in Niederösterreich. Wallner vertritt an der dortigen Hochschule als …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karl Wallner — Karl Josef Wallner OCist (* 24. Februar 1963 in Wien) ist ein österreichischer Ordenspriester und Gründungsrektor der Philosophisch Theologischen Hochschule Benedikt XVI. Heiligenkreuz in Niederösterreich. Wallner vertritt an der dortigen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Matron's badge — The Matron s Badge or brèid is a gentlewoman s headdress worn in the Scottish Highlands in former times. It consists of a square of fine linen, pinned round the head, fastened with cords of silk or gold. The Matron s Badge was donned by a woman… …   Wikipedia

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