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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of a cask or barrel;
- Example: "the cask was set abroach"
[syn: abroach, broached]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abroach \A*broach"\, v. t. [OE. abrochen, OF. abrochier. See Broach.] To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abroach \A*broach"\, adv. [Pref. a- + broach.] 1. Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped. [1913 Webster] Hogsheads of ale were set abroach. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir. "Mischiefs that I set abroach." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abroach adj 1: of a cask or barrel; "the cask was set abroach" [syn: abroach, broached]