Definitions for abroachəˈbroʊtʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•broachəˈbroʊtʃ(adv.; adj.)

  1. opened or tapped so that the contents can flow out; broached:

    The cask was set abroach.

  2. astir; in circulation.

Origin of abroach:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abroach, broached(adj)

    of a cask or barrel

    "the cask was set abroach"

Wiktionary

  1. abroach(Verb)

    To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap.

  2. abroach(Adverb)

    Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped.

  3. abroach(Adverb)

    Hence: in a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir.

  4. abroach(Adjective)

    Tapped; broached

  5. abroach(Adjective)

    Astir; moving about

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abroach(verb)

    to set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap

  2. Abroach(adverb)

    broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped

  3. Abroach(adverb)

    hence: In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir

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