Definition of Brewster

1. Proper noun. An English and Scottish occupational surname for a brewer of ale. ¹



2. Noun. (optics) A unit of stress optical coefficient which is equal to 10?12 m2/N or 10?12 Pa-1. Symbol: B. ¹

3. Noun. A brewer of ale. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brewster

1. a brewer [n -S] - See also: brewer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brewster

brewhouse
brewhouses
brewing
brewings
brewis
brewises
brewmaster
brewmasters
brewpub
brewpubs
brews
brewski
brewskies
brewskis
brewsky
brewster (current term)
brewster's angle
brewsterite
brewsters
brey
breyde
breyed
breying
breys
brezilin
brezinaite
brianite
brianroulstonite
brianyoungite

Literary usage of Brewster

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"brewster, PATRICK (1788-1869), Scotch divine, horn on 20 Deo. 1788, was the youngest of the four sons of Mr. James brewster, ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1899)
"ELDER WILLIAM brewster, the progenitor of the family whose early American generations ... His father, William brewster, was appointed by Archbishop Sandys, ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"[Ed.] The undersigned co-workers and friends of William brewster, in recognition of the great service which for nearly half a century he rendered American ..."

4. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1869)
"brewster (AO) Speech of Col. AO brewster, before the Democracy of Concord, NH . ... brewster. Address delivered before the Alumni of the High School, ..."

5. Collections by Massachusetts Historical Society (1865)
"LETTERS, &c., OF JONATHAN brewster.* JONATHAN brewster TO JOHN WINTHROP, JR. ... Jonathan brewster, the eldest son of Elder William brewster, ..."

6. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1896)
"It was now occupied by William brewster, the postmaster of the place, ... brewster was a man of congenial temperament with Bradford, and doubtless took a ..."

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