Breme meaning

1579, Edmund Spenser, The Shepheardes Calender.

Let me, ah! lette me in your folds ye lock, / Ere the breme winter breede you greater griefe.

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1748, James Thomson, The Castle of Indolence.

The same to him glad Summer or the Winter breme.

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, Drayton;

From the septentrion cold, in the breme freezing air.

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Origin of breme

  • From Middle English, from Old English brēme (“famous, glorious, noble”), from Proto-Germanic *brōmiz (“famous”), from *bʰrem- (“to make noise”).
    From Wiktionary