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bre·vis

(brev'is), This form of the adjective is used with masculine nouns (adductor brevis, plural adductores breves) and feminine nouns (arteria centralis brevis, plural arteriae centrales breves). With neuter nouns, the form breve is used (vinculum breve, plural vincula brevia). The final e of breve is not silent.
Brief, short.
[L. short]

brevis

Latin, brevis: short, brief. A short muscle or head—e.g., short head of biceps brachii.

bre·vis

(brev'is)
Brief, short.
[L. short]
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Giving evidence in a wheelchair and using a hearing loop because of his hearing problems, Mr Brewis explained he had picked up the hammer because he likes to clean up his street.
Mr Brewis, who is currently in hospital and was too ill to attend Newcastle Crown Court, told police: "I found it in the garden and I picked it up and took it home.
Two more needed for a 3-0 points win and Lightbown and Wetherell romped home 12 and 6 in their second game, closely followed by Renton and Brewis and North had achieved their goal, still without the loss of a set.
Newcastle Crown Court heard Mr Brewis put the hammer back where he had found it two days later following the killing in Hexham.
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Peter Brewis set up Briary Garden Services in Consett in 2006 after 25 years as a finance officer and took on Ray Oliver in 2008.
FITNESS fanatic Linda Brewis will run a marathon a month this year to raise money for two good causes.
Thomas Tams, 31, Dean Appleby, 22, and Alan Brewis, 24, were all charged with conspiring to commit fraud by false representation.
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