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[adj] of a cask or barrel; "the cask was set abroach"


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broached, tapped

Misc. Definitions

\A*broach"\, v. t. [OE. abrochen, OF. abrochier. See {Broach}.] To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
\A*broach"\, adv. [Pref. a- + broach.]
1. Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped. Hogsheads of ale were set abroach. --Sir W. Scott.
2. Hence: In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir. ``Mischiefs that I set abroach.'' --Shak.

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