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noun 
  1. The mixture formed by brewing; that which is brewed; a brewage.
  2. (Commonwealth English) A cup of tea.
  3. (Commonwealth English) The act of making a cup of tea.
  4. (context, UK, colloquial) A hill.
verb 
  1. (context, transitive, obsolete) To boil or seethe; to cook.
  2. (context, transitive, Commonwealth English) To prepare a teapot of tea.
  3. (context, transitive, Commonwealth English) To put the kettle on for a cup of tea.
  4. (context, transitive, Commonwealth English) To prepare, as beer or other liquor (or even ginger beer, shandy), from malt and hops, or from other materials, by steeping, boiling, and fermentation.
    • w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, act III, scene I
      : She brews good ale.
      1. (transitive) To prepare by steeping and mingling; to concoct.
    • w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare
      : Go, me a pottle of sack finely.
      1. (transitive) To foment or prepare, as by brewing; to contrive; to plot; to concoct; to hatch; as, to brew mischief.
    • w:John Milton, John Milton
      : Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver!
      1. (intransitive) To attend to the business, or go through the processes, of brewing or making beer.
    • w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare
      : I wash, wring, , bake, scour.
      1. (intransitive) To be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, orgathering; as, a storm brews in the west.
    • w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare
      : There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest.
Etymology: (term, brÄowan, lang=ang).


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