EXAMPLES | noun William, 1560?–1644, Pilgrim settler: leader of the colonists at Plymouth. a male given name.
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And now, where shall I send your month's money, Miss
Brewster insisted that Wentworth should light his cigar, which, after some persuasion, he did.
The rage of Miss
Brewster increased when she did not find her prey where she expected.
Brewster made her way to the captain's room and rapped at the door.
If this account was slightly exaggerated, Miss
Brewster had no time to tone it down. British Dictionary definitions for brewster noun Sir David . 1781–1868, Scottish physicist, noted for his studies of the polarization of light
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Word Origin and History for brewster n.
early 13c. as a surname, probably originally "a female brewer" (even though most of the early surnames on the records are of men), from
brew (v.) + -ster. Cf. Old French braceresse "female brewer," Middle English name Clarice le Breweres on the 1312 Colchester Borough Court Rolls.
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