from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who brews; specifically, one whose occupation is the preparation of malt liquors.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who brews; one whose occupation is to prepare malt liquors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who brews, or whose occupation is to prepare malt liquors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who brews beer or ale from malt and hops and water
  • noun the owner or manager of a brewery


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  • also E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898 et seq.

    Thus: according to Brewer

    July 19, 2008