Show Search Results Show Browse

A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
This entry has not been updated but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Brew leid, -laid, n. [e.m.E. brewelede, ME. brewlede, breuled (1369): see Lede n.] A leaden brewing vessel. 1562 Will A. Betoun 224.
Ane brew laid and ane bow kettyl
1615 Red Bk. Grandtully I. p. xxvi.
Brew caldron or brew leid, and haill brewloomis
1618 Montgomery Mem. 282.
For … a crub to the brew leid

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Brew Leid n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 1 Jun 2023 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: