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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.
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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
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Translations
صانِعُ البيرَه
sládek
brygger
sörfõzõ
bruggari
pivovarník
bira yapımcısı

brewer

[ˈbruːəʳ] Ncervecero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

brewer

[ˈbruːər] nbrasseur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

brewer

nBrauer m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

brewer

[ˈbruːəʳ] nbirraio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
It did not matter whether the festival were Irish, German, or Slavonian; whether the picnic was the Bricklayers', the Brewers', or the Butchers'.
He's a son of Watson, Crag, and Thompson--you know--the brewers. He's spending a year with us to learn business."
King, the sheriff's deputy; the other, whose name was Brewer, was a brother of the late Mrs.
Boots and Brewer, thinking him indisposed, whisper, 'Man faint.
He and Jerry had taken a party to the great railway station over London Bridge, and were coming back, somewhere between the bridge and the monument, when Jerry saw a brewer's empty dray coming along, drawn by two powerful horses.
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.
He pushed it in front of him with his paws, like a brewer's man trundling a barrel.
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--
He was evidently doing his utmost, with a kind of jovial tenderness, to make life agreeable to Valentin to the last, and help him as little as possible to miss the Boulevard des Italiens; but what chiefly occupied his mind was the mystery of a bungling brewer's son making so neat a shot.
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.
Brewer! From the tip of her smart kid shoes to the dainty cluster of ostrich tips in her bonnet--she was most immaculately and handsomely arrayed; but I venture to think she could have taken small pleasure in her fashionable attire that evening.
Full twenty times, the rioters, headed by one man who wielded an axe in his right hand, and bestrode a brewer's horse of great size and strength, caparisoned with fetters taken out of Newgate, which clanked and jingled as he went, made an attempt to force a passage at this point, and fire the vintner's house.