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Definition of the adjective abroach
What does abroach mean as an attribute of a noun?
adjective - degrees: -
Definition of the adverb abroach
What does abroach mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?
- Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped.
- Hence: in a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir.
Definition of the verb abroach
What does abroach mean as a doing word?
- [transitive, obsolete] To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap.
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Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Nineteenth Century which are No Longer in Use, Or are Not Used in the Same Sense and Words which are Now Used Only in the Provincial Dialects
Abroach, \v. (from A.-S. abrce- abrochf. J can.) To tap; to set flowing. Chaucer and Lydgate.
A Dictionary of the English Language: in Wich the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers ... By Samuel Johnson. In Two Volumes. Vol. 1. [-2.] (1777)
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Scrabble value of A1B3R1O1A1C3H4
The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of ABROACH
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