The Collaborative International Dictionary
Brume \Brume\, n. [F. brume winter season, mist, L. bruma
Mist; fog; vapors. ``The drifting brume.''
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
"fog, mist," 1808, from French brume "fog" (14c.), in Old French, "wintertime," from Latin bruma "winter," perhaps with an original sense "season of the shortest day," from *brevima, contracted from brevissima, superlative of brevis "short" (see brief (adj.)).
n. (context literary English) Mist, fog, vapour.
Usage examples of "brume".
Now he stood by the great Oyster Doors to the Brume Hall, demanding to see the chief on equal footing.
The double doors swept back on his command and the party moved forward into the Brume Hall.
Tomb of the Dhoone Princes, the Brume Hall at Castlemilk was held to be one of the wonders of the clanholds.
It was a good sound, vigorous and throaty, and it broke the tension in the Brume Hall.
As a self-named chief, he was the only one of the Dhoone party who had been allowed the privilege of bearing arms in the Brume Hall, and his hand came to rest on the crosshilt of his sword as he waited for the Milk chief to speak.
The last basket was long and shallow, so heavy that to move it Bram had been forced to drag it across the Brume Hall floor.
As a self-named chief, he was the only one of the Dhoone party who had been allowed the privilege of bearing arms in the Brume Hall, and his hand came to rest on the cross-hilt of his sword as he waited for the Milk chief to speak.
A Rover out of the seaport of March Brume, west and south on the Blue Divide, he was a seasoned veteran of countless conflicts even before he signed on.
Meridian and her brother, along with several dozen others, had come east from the area around the coastal village of March Brume to serve the Federation in this one.
Hunter Predd and Walker arrived aboard Obsidian at the seaport of March Brume, some distance north of Bracken Clell on the coast of the Blue Divide.
March Brume occupied a stretch of rocky beach along a cove warded by huge cliffs to the north and a broad salt marsh to the south.
Other efforts by other builders had followed, each increasingly more successful, and within two decades, travel had been revolutionized and the nature of shipbuilding in March Brume had been changed forever.
March Brume was a collection of sodden gray buildings, with the residences set back from the shoreline toward the woods, and the shipyards and docks set closer to the water.
People of all sorts came and went in March Brume, and where a Rover population dominated, it was best to mind your own business.
There were Free-born soldiers, as well, not so obvious or bold in revealing their presence, but come to March Brume for the same reason.