verb (abroach, es)
- (context, transitive, obsolete) To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap.
- broach, Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped.
Etymology: Old English abrochen, Old French abrochier. Prefix a- + broach. See broach.
- Hogsheads of ale were set . - Sir W. Scott
- Hence: in a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir.
- Mischiefs that I set . - Shakespeare, Richard III, I-iii
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