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Middle-English Word of the Day - March 14, 2008

Bremely (adv.) - fiercely, furiously, loudly.

Bothe groundez and the greuez grene ar her wedez,
Bryddez busken to bylde, and bremlych syngen
For solace of the softe somer that sues therafter bi bonk;

- Anonymous: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1400)

Pronunciation: /brEmli/

/b/ b in boy
/r/ r in red
/E/ e in met
/m/ m in make
/l/ l in lily
/i/ i in machine

The Middle-English Word of the Day is selected from Mayhew and Skeat's
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