Crossword clues for brer
- Southern contraction
- Title in an Uncle Remus story
- "Song of the South" appellation
- Title in children's literature
- Title in Uncle Remus tales
- Rabbit or Fox
- Remus rabbit
- Harris rabbit
- Remus's rabbit
- Fox or Rabbit
- Title for a rabbit
- Brother, to Uncle Remus
- Rabbit, to Remus
- Harris's Fox or Rabbit
- Joel C. Harris's ___ Rabbit
- Word with Rabbit or Fox
- ___ Rabbit, Uncle Remus friend
- Uncle Remus's ___ Rabbit
- Rabbit of "Uncle Remus"
- Rabbit of fiction
- Joel Chandler Harris rabbit
- Uncle Remus word
- Uncle Remus relative
- Title for a fox
- Fox or Rabbit, to Uncle Remus
- Title for Harris characters
- _____ Rabbit
- Rabbit's title
- ___ Fox
- "Uncle Remus" epithet
- Uncle Remus term of address
- ___Bear ("Uncle Remus" character)
- Rabbit or Fox preceder
- Southern sibling
- Joel Chandler Harris title
- Relative of Remus?
- ___ Rabbit
- Backwoods relative
- ___ Fox of Uncle Remus tales
- Uncle Remus title
- Uncle Remus honorific
- Southern honorific
- Sib in dialect
- Word before Rabbit or Fox
- Southern appellation
- Harris's ___ Rabbit
- Title before Rabbit or Fox
- Term of address used by Uncle Remus
- Family member, in dialect
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
in Brer Rabbit, etc., 1881, Joel Chandler Harris' representation of U.S. Southern black pronunciation of brother.
n. (alternative spelling of br'er dot=: English) (abbreviation of brother nocap=1 English)
Usage examples of "brer".
Angeli Lugano, altar-pieces Duomo Como, Ambrosian Library Milan, Brera, Uffizi, Louvre, Madrid, St.
But, bless your soul, honey, while she was cropping the grass, she took one mouth full too many, because when she hitched on to the persimmon tree again, Brer Rabbit was sitting in the fence corner a-watching of her.
But, bless your soul, honey, while she was cropping the grass, she took one mouth full too many, because when she hitch on to the persimmon tree again, Brer Rabbit was sitting in the fence corner a watching of her.
When they got to the house, Miss Meadows and all the gals was sitting on the piazzer, and instead of stopping at the gate, Brer Rabbit rode on by, he did, and then come galloping down the road and up to the horse-rack, which he hitch Brer Fox at, and then he santer into the house, he did, and shake hands with the gals, and sit there, smoking his cigar same as a town man.
By me by it hurt so bad that Brer Fox just fetched one loud squall and made one big pull, and out came old Brer Mud Turkle, a-hanging to his hand.
Brer Mud Turkle sort of woke up, he took and turned Brer Fox loose without waiting for the thunder.
Brer Mud Turkle drew his head and his feet under his shell, and curled up his tail, and there he was.
Fox gnawed and gouged, and gouged and gnawed, and by me by he got tired, more especially when he heard old Brer Mud Turkle laying in there snoring just like somebody sawing gourds.
He just lay there, old Brer Mud Turkle did, and sun himself same as he was on a rock in the creek.
He lay there so still that Brer Fox got his impatience stirred up, and he came out of the bushes and went to Brer Mud Turkle and shook him up and asked him how he was going to get the shell off.
Brer Mud Turkle along until he got him in the mud, and then he began to rub on his back like somebody currying a horse.
The more he rubbed on the back, the deeper Brer Mud Turkle went in the mud.
By me by, while Brer Fox was rubbing right hard Brer Mud Turkle sort of gave himself a flirt and went down out of reach.
He went out on the bank, he did, and while he was sitting there drying himself he knew that Brer Mud Turkle was laughing at him, because he can see the signs of it.
Because when Brer Fox saw bubbles rising on the water and following after one another he was obliged to know that Brer Mud Turkle was down under there laughing fit to kill himself.