opened or tapped so that the contents can flow out; broached: The cask was set abroach.
astir; in circulation.
Origin of abroach
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(postpositive) (of a cask, barrel, etc) tapped; broached
Word Origin for abroach
C14: from Old French abrochier from a- to + brochier to broach 1
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