abroach definition

  • adjective:
    • Opened or positioned so a liquid, including wine, could be let out.
    • In circumstances of action; astir.
    • of a cask or barrel
  • verb:
    • To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To set abroach; to let aside, as alcohol; to broach; to tap.
  • adverb:
    • Broached; in a disorder for letting aside or yielding liquor, as a cask that is tapped.
    • thus: In a situation to-be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir.
  • others:
    • Broached; permitting on or producing liquor, or in a position for letting completely: as, the cask is abroach.
    • Figuratively, to give rise to; spread abroad; disseminate; propagate.
    • To open, as a cask, for the intended purpose of letting aside liquor; faucet; broach.

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