Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
†BRAST, v., pa.t. Burst. Also common in Eng. dialects.
Sc. 1904 Lass of Roch Royal in Ballads (ed. Child) No. 76 D. xxxii.:
Then wi a sigh his heart it brast, An his soul to heaven has flown. Fif. 1827 W. Tennant Papistry Storm'd 206–207:
Out at the Dortour-door, fu' fast, Hurry-scurry, they birr'd and brast, Wi' blastin' and wi' puffin'.
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