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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 ?
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.
Her father was a country gentleman down in your part of the world, and was a brewer.
The naked Saxon serf was drowning the sense of his half-year's hunger and thirst, in one day of gluttony and drunkenness the more pampered burgess and guild-brother was eating his morsel with gust, or curiously criticising the quantity of the malt and the skill of the brewer.
The brave brewer of whom we are speaking was a visionary; he had moments of exaltation, of inflation, during which he ran over like an over-filled cask; and from the chinks there always escaped some drops of his thoughts, and by the sample the whole of his thought was to be made out.
Stanislas Kapp was the son of and heir of a rich brewer of Strasbourg, a youth of a sanguineous--and sanguinary--temperament.
By degrees he made friends in the neighbourhood, and in 1887 he married the daughter of a local brewer, by whom he now has two children.
Walters was only a brewer, so the sympathy was divided.
Minchin for his part liked to keep the mental windows open and objected to fixed limits; if the Unitarian brewer jested about the Athanasian Creed, Dr.
Moreover, as John de Witt put his head out of the carriage window, he was seen and recognized by a brewer, who, being behind his companions, was just shutting his door in all haste to join them at the Buytenhof.
Brewer had an action to get possession of the property as heir to his deceased sister.
Then blameless Pot-visitor killed Brewer and Water-larked killed the lord Ham-nibbler, striking him on the head with a pebble, so that his brains flowed out at his nostrils and the earth was bespattered with blood.
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--