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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BROTH

I do but know that whether the broth be ready or no, I am about to dip this into it.

Be careful to have some broth ready, for the other that I am to take soon.

Ye can jist make up your mind that Miss Linda is the broth of the earth.

Broth and coffee were sold at these places at a penny a cup.

"Miss Perry's getting him some broth," Mrs. Adams returned, calmly.

The conviction ran, let me repeat, that we had another pot of broth on the fire.

When it is sufficiently stewed, strain the broth from the meat.

He went out into the other room and returned with broth for her.

Solange gave him broth, and as he sipped it he looked now and then at her.

All fat should be carefully removed from beef-tea and broth before they are served.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English broþ, from Proto-Germanic *bruthan (cf. Old High German *brod), from verb root *bhreue- "to heat, boil, bubble; liquid in which something has been boiled" (cf. Old English breowan "to brew;" see brew (v.)). Picked up from Germanic by the Romanic and Celtic languages.

The Irishism broth of a boy, which is in Byron, was "thought to originate from the Irish Broth, passion -- Brotha passionate, spirited ..." [Farmer], and if so is not immediately related.

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