1. The business or employment of a broker. Burke.
2. The fee, reward, or commission, given or changed for transacting business as a broker.
(Bro"ker*ly), a. Mean; servile. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
(Bro"ker*y) n. The business of a broker. [Obs.]
And with extorting, cozening, forfeiting,
And tricks belonging unto brokery.
(Bro"king) a. Of or pertaining to a broker or brokers, or to brokerage. [Obs.]
Redeem from broking pawn the blemished crown.
(Bro"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. brw^ma food, bibrw`skein to eat.]
1. (Med.) Aliment; food. Dunglison.
2. A light form of prepared cocoa or the drink made from it.
(Bro"mal) n. [Bromine + aldehyde.] (Chem.) An oily, colorless fluid, CBr3.COH, related to
bromoform, as chloral is to chloroform, and obtained by the action of bromine on alcohol.
(Bro"mate) n. (Chem.) A salt of bromic acid.
(Bro"mate) v. t. (Med.) To combine or impregnate with bromine; as, bromated camphor.
(Bro`ma*tol"o*gist) n. One versed in the science of foods.
(Bro`ma*tol"o*gy) n. [Gr. food + -logy.] The science of aliments. Dunglison.
(||Brome) n. [F.] (Chem.) See Bromine.
(Brome" grass`) [L. bromos a kind of oats, Gr. .] (Bot.) A genus (Bromus) of grasses,
one species of which is the chess or cheat.