Definition of Brulyie

1. a noisy quarrel [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brulyie

bruit de rappel
bruit de scie
bruit de scie ou de rape
bruit de soufflet
bruit de tabourka
bruit de tambour
bruit de triolet
bruited
bruiter
bruiters
bruiting
bruits
brule
brulot
brulots
brulyie (current term)
brulyies
brulzie
brulzies
brumal
brumate
brumated
brumating
brumation
brumbies
brumby
brume
brumes
brummagem
brummagems

Literary usage of Brulyie

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1. The Scottish Songs by Robert Chambers (1829)
"Wha in a brulyie will first cry a parley ? Never the lads wi' the bannocks o' barley! ... brulyie ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1887)
"A quarrel, contention, commotion, storm. V. brulyie. In keeping with that interposition of letters common in country districts this word is often pron. ..."

3. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"See abo Notes, i>. 339. Brugh, a burgh, a borough. brulyie ... a brawl : " than mind ec 163 ; " wha in a brulyie," 200. Hrun! ..."

4. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1877)
"... J shor'd,k And Hell mix'd in the brulyie.1 As Highland craigs by thunder cleft, When lightnings fire the stormy lift, Hurl down with crashing rattle ..."

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