verb (used with object)
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Origin of bruit
OTHER WORDS FROM bruitbruiter, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bruitbruit , brute.
Words nearby bruit
Example sentences from the Web for bruit
No servile can attend a shut vowel; and truith must hav her own, like suit and fruit: in dhe French bruit it iz also distinctive.A Minniature ov Inglish Orthoggraphy|James Elphinston
The bruit revived, which had broken out a year before—that the house was haunted.David Elginbrod|George MacDonald
For bruit of the advance of the Saxon troops was in every mouth, though no one knew anything for certain.The Mercenary|W. J. Eccott
There was no headache and the man himself did not notice the bruit.Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900|George Henry Makins
And the cry and the bruit went abroad through all the country and all the land, that Nicolete was lost.Aucassin and Nicolete|Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for bruit
- a rumour
- a loud outcry; clamour