Word of the day: Broozle – to sweat violently due to toil.

Niiiiice. I hope never to broozle again.

Published in: on March 21, 2011 at 7:00 pm  Comments (3)  

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  1. I’ve sweated profusely, but never violently!

  2. where did word originate ?????

  3. MJ Cecil,

    Broozle (verb) – To perspire violently from toil. [From] Belgian broeijen, to grow warm or hot, or Teutonic bruysen, to foam, as we speak of a brothe of sweat.
    –John Longmuir’s Jamieson’s Dictionary of the Scottish Language, 1867

    Hope this info helps! I have a word of the day calendar “Forgotten English” and that is where I first read “broozle.”

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