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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brew  \Brew\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  attend  to  the  business,  or  go  through  the  processes,  of 
  brewing  or  making  beer. 
 
  I  wash,  wring,  brew,  bake,  scour.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  be  in  a  state  of  preparation;  to  be  mixing,  forming,  or 
  gathering;  as  a  storm  brews  in  the  west. 
 
  There  is  some  ill  a-brewing  towards  my  rest.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brew  \Brew\,  n. 
  The  mixture  formed  by  brewing;  that  which  is  brewed.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brew  \Brew\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Brewed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Brewing}.]  [OE.  brewen,  AS  bre['o]wan;  akin  to  D.  brouwen 
  OHG.  priuwan  MHG.  briuwen  br?wen,  G.  brauen,  Icel.  brugga 
  Sw  brygga  Dan.  brygge,  and  perh.  to  L.  defrutum  must  boiled 
  down  Gr  ?  (for  ??)  a  kind  of  beer.  The  original  meaning 
  seems  to  have  been  to  prepare  by  heat.  [root]93.  Cf  {Broth}, 
  {Bread}.] 
  1.  To  boil  or  seethe;  to  cook.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  To  prepare,  as  beer  or  other  liquor,  from  malt  and  hops, 
  or  from  other  materials,  by  steeping,  boiling,  and 
  fermentation.  ``She  brews  good  ale.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  prepare  by  steeping  and  mingling;  to  concoct. 
 
  Go  brew  me  a  pottle  of  sack  finely.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  foment  or  prepare,  as  by  brewing;  to  contrive;  to  plot; 
  to  concoct;  to  hatch;  as  to  brew  mischief. 
 
  Hence  with  thy  brewed  enchantments,  foul  deceiver! 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brew 
  n  :  drink  made  by  steeping  and  boiling  and  fermenting  rather 
  than  distilling  [syn:  {brewage}] 
  v  1:  prepare  by  brewing;  of  alcoholic  beverages 
  2:  sit  or  let  sit  in  boiling  water  to  extract  the  flavor;  "the 
  tea  is  brewing"  [syn:  {steep},  {infuse}] 




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