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 for Brewis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brewis \Brew"is\, n. [OE. brewis, brouwys, browesse, brewet, OF.
     brouet, -s being the OF. ending of the nom. sing. and acc.
     pl.; dim. of OHG. brod. [root]93. See Broth, and cf.
     Brose.]
     1. Broth or pottage. [Obs.]
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              Let them of their Bonner's "beef" and "broth" make
              what brewis they please for their credulous guests.
                                                    --Bp. Hall.
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     2. Bread soaked in broth, drippings of roast meat, milk, or
        water and butter.
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