YolaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

brough

  1. Alternative form of brocke (to break)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

brough

  1. Alternative form of brogue
    • 1867, “THE WEDDEEN O BALLYMORE”, in SONGS, ETC. IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, number 5:
      To his sweethearth, an smack lick a dab of a brough.
      To his sweetheart, and smacked like a slap of a shoe.

ReferencesEdit

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 28 & 96