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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bruit  \Bruit\,  n.  [OE.  bruit,  brut,  noise,  bruit,  F.  bruit,  fr 
  LL  brugitus  cf  L.  rugire  to  roar;  perh.  influenced  by  the 
  source  of  E.  bray  to  make  a  harsh  noise,  Armor.  brud  bruit.] 
  1.  Report;  rumor;  fame. 
 
  The  bruit  thereof  will  bring  you  many  friends. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  [French  pron.  ?.]  (Med.)  An  abnormal  sound  of  several 
  kinds,  heard  on  auscultation. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bruit  \Bruit\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bruited};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bruiting}.] 
  To  report;  to  noise  abroad. 
 
  I  find  thou  art  no  less  than  fame  hath  bruited.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bruit 
  v  :  tell  or  spread  rumors;  "It  was  rumored  that  the  next 
  president  would  be  a  woman"  [syn:  {rumor},  {rumour}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bruit 
  a  rumour  or  report  (Jer.  10:22,  R.V.  "rumour;"  Nah.  3:19). 
 




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