Bream



any of various freshwater fishes of the genus Abramis, as A. brama, of Europe, with a compressed, deep body and silvery scales.
any of various related and similar fishes.
any of several porgies, as the sea bream, Archosargus rhomboidalis.
any of several freshwater sunfishes of the genus Lepomis.
to clean (a ship’s bottom) by applying burning furze, reeds, etc., to soften the pitch and loosen adherent matter.
Julian (Alexander) born 1933, English guitarist and lutenist.
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Historical Examples

A Civic Biology George William Hunter
The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Zoological Mythology (Volume II) Angelo de Gubernatis
The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Great Pirate Stories Various
The Young Trawler R.M. Ballantyne
The Young Trawler R.M. Ballantyne

noun (pl) bream, brim
any of several Eurasian freshwater cyprinid fishes of the genus Abramis, esp A. brama, having a deep compressed body covered with silvery scales
white bream, silver bream, a similar cyprinid, Blicca bjoerkna
short for sea bream
(Austral) any of various marine fishes
verb
(nautical) (formerly) to clean debris from (the bottom of a vessel) by heating to soften the pitch
noun
Julian (Alexander). born 1933, English guitarist and lutenist
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