brinish (adj.) Old form(s): brynish
salt, bitter
3H6 III.i.41[King to himself, of the Queen] To hear and see ... / her brinish tears
LC.284[of the old man] Each cheek ... / With brinish current downward flowed a pace
Luc.1213[of Lucrece] she ... wiped the brinish pearl from her bright eyes
Tit III.i.97[Titus to all, of himself] Expecting ever when some envious surge / Will in his brinish bowels swallow him
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