brewen

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English brēowan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

brewen

  1. To brew; to make or be involved in making alcoholic beverages (especially beer).
  2. To induce or cause a condition or effect; to foment or effect.
  3. To unfold or begin; to start to happen or take effect.

Usage notes[edit]

In later Middle English, this verb tends to become weak.

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Descendants[edit]
  • English: brew
  • Scots: brew
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