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Breme \Breme\ (br[=e]m), a. [OE. breme, brime, fierce, impetuous, glorious, AS. br[=e]me, br[=y]me, famous. Cf. Brim, a.]

  1. Fierce; sharp; severe; cruel. [Obs.]

    From the septentrion cold, in the breme freezing air.

  2. Famous; renowned; well known.


a. 1 (context obsolete English) stormy, tempestuous, fierce. 2 (context obsolete English) famous; renowned; well-known.


Breme is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pavia in the Italian region Lombardy, located about southwest of Milan and about west of Pavia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 889 and an area of .

Breme borders the following municipalities: Candia Lomellina, Frassineto Po, Sartirana Lomellina, Valle Lomellina, Valmacca.

Usage examples of "breme".

Sonne wolde brenne so breme that hit wolde roste us all lyk mete in a forneys, and wolde be our bane.

Cracovie vimontra in ghks triv psot uv Pietr-le-Letton Breme vs tyez btolem.

French army, under General Breme, was sent on the marauding errand of demanding the public purse of its citizens.

There wat3 blawyng of prys in mony breme horne, He3e halowing on hiyghe with hathele3 that myyght.