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brew

 (bro͞o)
v. brewed, brew·ing, brews
v.tr.
1. To make (ale or beer) from malt and hops by infusion, boiling, and fermentation.
2. To make (a beverage) by boiling, steeping, or mixing various ingredients: brew tea.
3. To concoct; devise: brew a plot to overthrow the government.
v.intr.
1. To make ale or beer as an occupation.
2. To be made by boiling or steeping: As the coffee brewed, I paced in the kitchen.
3. To be imminent; impend: "storms brewing on every frontier" (John Dos Passos).
n.
1.
a. A beverage made by brewing.
b. A serving of such a beverage.
2. Something produced as if by brewing; a mix: Their politics were a strange brew of idealism and self-interest.

[Middle English brewen, from Old English brēowan; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]

brew′age n.
brew′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brewer - someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and waterbrewer - someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water
maker, shaper - a person who makes things
2.brewer - the owner or manager of a brewery
producer, manufacturer - someone who manufactures something
Translations
صانِعُ البيرَه
sládek
brygger
sörfõzõ
bruggari
pivovarník
bira yapımcısı

brewer

[ˈbruːəʳ] Ncervecero/a m/f

brewer

[ˈbruːər] nbrasseur m

brewer

nBrauer m

brewer

[ˈbruːəʳ] nbirraio

brew

(bruː) verb
1. to make (beer, ale etc). He brews beer at home.
2. to make (tea etc). She brewed another pot of tea.
3. to prepare. There's a storm brewing.
ˈbrewer noun
ˈbreweryplural ˈbreweries noun
a place for brewing beer etc.
References in classic literature ?
Brewer had an action to get possession of the property as heir to his deceased sister.
Brewer, pale with excitement, gazed intently into the distorted face.
Boots and Brewer, thinking him indisposed, whisper, 'Man faint.
Revived by soup, Twemlow discourses mildly of the Court Circular with Boots and Brewer.
The drayman was proved to be very drunk, and was fined, and the brewer had to pay damages to our master; but there was no one to pay damages to poor Captain.
There had come to Scully a proposition to nominate a certain rich brewer who lived upon a swell boulevard that skirted the district, and who coveted the big badge and the "honorable" of an alderman.
As truth distinguishes our writings from those idle romances which are filled with monsters, the productions, not of nature, but of distempered brains; and which have been therefore recommended by an eminent critic to the sole use of the pastry-cook; so, on the other hand, we would avoid any resemblance to that kind of history which a celebrated poet seems to think is no less calculated for the emolument of the brewer, as the reading it should be always attended with a tankard of good ale--
John Sullivan and Samuel Fallentin, the bankers, Andrew Stuart, the engineer, Gauthier Ralph, the director of the Bank of England, and Thomas Flanagan, the brewer, one and all waited anxiously.
Her father was a country gentleman down in your part of the world, and was a brewer.
She enlarged with special appreciation on the kindness and condescension of a large brewer, a Baronet and an M.
It was only before the Secretary of the great brewer M.
He's a son of Watson, Crag, and Thompson--you know--the brewers.