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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brew v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brewed p. pr. & vb. n. Brewing.]
 1. To boil or seethe; to cook. [Obs.]
 2. To prepare, as beer or other liquor, from malt and hops, or from other materials, by steeping, boiling, and fermentation. “She brews good ale.”
 3. To prepare by steeping and mingling; to concoct.
    Go, brew me a pottle of sack finely.   --Shak.
 4. To foment or prepare, as by brewing; to contrive; to plot; to concoct; to hatch; as, to brew mischief.
    Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver!   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brew·ing n.
 1. The act or process of preparing liquors which are brewed, as beer and ale.
 2. The quantity brewed at once.
    A brewing of new beer, set by old beer.   --Bacon.
 3. A mixing together.
    I am not able to avouch anything for certainty, such a brewing and sophistication of them they make.   --Holland.
 4. Naut. A gathering or forming of a storm or squall, indicated by thick, dark clouds.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the production of malt beverages (as beer or ale) from malt
          and hops by grinding and boiling them and fermenting the
          result with yeast