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 Broom.Brother 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brosier.
 
Eating one out of house and home. At Eton, when a dame keeps an unusually bad table, the boys agree together on a day to eat, pocket, or waste everything eatable in the house. The censure is well understood, and the hint is generally effective. (Greek, broso, to eat.)   1
 


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