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Brewster

[broo-ster] /ˈbru stər/
noun
1.
William, 1560?–1644, Pilgrim settler: leader of the colonists at Plymouth.
2.
a male given name.
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Brewster

/ˈbruːstə/
noun
1.
Sir David. 1781–1868, Scottish physicist, noted for his studies of the polarization of light
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Word Origin and History for w brewster

brewster

n.

early 13c. as a surname, probably originally "a female brewer" (even though most of the early surnames on the records are of men), from brew (v.) + -ster. Cf. Old French braceresse "female brewer," Middle English name Clarice le Breweres on the 1312 Colchester Borough Court Rolls.

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brewster

noun
  1. A beer drinker
  2. A beer; brewski

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