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noun, plural brew·hous·es [broo-hou-ziz] /ˈbruˌhaʊ zɪz/.
  1. brewery.
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Origin of brewhouse

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at brew, house
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Examples from the Web for brewhouse

Historical Examples

  • Here there is a large copper also; and the oven often opens on to the brewhouse.

    The Toilers of the Field

    Richard Jefferies

  • But I was displeased with myself, for all that, and went out of the brewhouse directly after.


    Knut Hamsun

  • They dined in the brewhouse and visited the whole establishment.

    The Greville Memoirs

    Charles C. F. Greville

  • David Barclay, the rich Quaker, will treat for our brewhouse, and the negotiation is already begun.

  • In northern France we are in the dividing zone between the land of the winepress and the land of the brewhouse.

    Life on a Mediaeval Barony

    William Stearns Davis

Word Origin and History for brewhouse


late 14c.; late 13c. as a surname, from brew (v.) + house (n.).

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