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brewage

[broo-ij]
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noun
  1. a fermented liquor brewed from malt.
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Origin of brewage

1535–45; brew + -age; modeled on beverage
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Examples from the Web for brewage

Historical Examples

  • But it was not filled with the brewage; its contents were harmless.

    Saronia

    Richard Short

  • Make the brewage sure, quick, decisive; there must be no mistake about it.

    Saronia

    Richard Short

  • The brewage of the sack was entrusted to Joseph Speratti, who boasts that he alone possesses the true recipe.

  • The brewage of the sack was entrusted to Joseph Speratti, who boasts that he alone possesses the true receipt.

  • Well might Colonel Neale recoil in disgust from such a brewage of "fraud, stratagem, and deception."


British Dictionary definitions for brewage

brewage

noun
  1. a product of brewing; brew
  2. the process of brewing
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