hard bread soaked in water and then boiled.
such bread, with pieces of fish added, served as a meal.
Historical Examples

The Wit of Women Kate Sanborn
Every Man for Himself Norman Duncan
Five Months at Anzac Joseph Lievesley Beeston
A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 10 (of 15) Various
Le Petit Nord Anne Elizabeth Caldwell (MacClanahan) Grenfell and Katie Spalding
The American Frugal Housewife Lydia M. Child
Mrs. Hale’s Receipts for the Million Sarah Josepha Hale
We Girls: A Home Story Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

noun (dialect, mainly Northern English & Canadian, US)
bread soaked in broth, gravy, etc
thickened broth
(Canadian) (bruːz). a Newfoundland stew of cod or pork, hardtack, and potatoes


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