abroach

abroach

[uh-brohch]
adverb, adjective
1.
opened or tapped so that the contents can flow out; broached: The cask was set abroach.
2.
astir; in circulation.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English abroche. See a-1, broach

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abroach (əˈbrəʊtʃ)
 
adj
(postpositive) (of a cask, barrel, etc) tapped; broached
 
[C14: from Old French abrochier from a- to + brochier to broach1]

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