Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRINE

The meat must always be kept completely immersed in the brine.

Let them lie in the brine for four days, turning them all over every day.

Make a brine of salt and water strong enough to bear an egg.

Strain the brine into the jar, so as to be about two inches above the butter.

But preserve it by making a brine of fine salt, dissolved in water.

When they will bear a pin to go into them, boil a brine of salt and water, strong enough to swim an egg, and skim it well.

Make a brine of salt and water, strong enough to bear an egg; pour it hot on the asparagus, and let it be closely covered.

When it has lain in pickle a few days, it would be advantageous to boil and skim the brine, and pour it on again when cold.

He could smell the brine and feel the flick of the foam on his lips and cheeks.

The sea was fresh; there was a smart breeze from the northwest, and the air was full of the brine.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English bryne "brine," origin unknown; no known cognates beyond Dutch brijn, Flemish brijne.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BRINE

deep

nounthe sea

salt water

nounwater containing salt
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.