Definition of Abroach

1. Adjective. Of a cask or barrel. "The cask was set abroach"

Exact synonyms: Broached
Similar to: Tapped



Definition of Abroach

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

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

Definition of Abroach

1. Verb. (context: transitive obsolete) To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap. ¹

2. Adverb. Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped. ¹

3. Adverb. Hence: in a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir. ¹

4. Adjective. Tapped; broached ¹

5. Adjective. Astir; moving about ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abroach

1. astir [adj] - See also: astir

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abroach

abridgedly
abridgement
abridgements
abridger
abridgers
abridges
abridging
abridgment
abridgments
abrim
abrin
abrine
abrins
abris
abristle
abroach (current term)
abroached
abroaches
abroaching
abroad
abroads
abrocome
abrocomes
abrogable
abrogate
abrogated
abrogates
abrogating
abrogation
abrogations

Literary usage of Abroach

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1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1901)
"abroach, to set. (E. and F.) Put Abroad. (E.) ME abroad; put for отยป broad; lit. on broad ; see A- (2) and Broad. Abrupt. ..."

2. The Bible Word-book: A Glossary of Archaic Words and Phrases in the by William Aldis Wright, Jonathan Eastwood (1884)
"A compound formed like ado, abroach, asleep, the prefix being the abbreviated preposition ' on.' And wherein could they that have been set a work approve ..."

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