Brewery Brew"er*y, n. A brewhouse; the building and apparatus where brewing is carried on. [1913 Webster]

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  • brewery — brew‧er‧y [ˈbruːəri] also brewer noun breweries PLURALFORM [countable] MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATIONS a company that makes and sells beer, or a factory where beer is made: • The company is one of the largest brewer …   Financial and business terms

  • brewery — 1650s (but perhaps from c.1200 as a surname element), from BREW (Cf. brew) (v.) + ERY (Cf. ery). Old English had breawern in this sense (from aern house; see BARN (Cf. barn)). BREWHOUSE (Cf. Brewhouse) was the more common word through 18c …   Etymology dictionary

  • brewery — ► NOUN (pl. breweries) ▪ a place where beer is made commercially …   English terms dictionary

  • brewery — [bro͞o′ər ē] n. pl. breweries an establishment where beer, ale, etc. are brewed …   English World dictionary

  • Brewery — Kettles in a modern Trappist brewery A brewery is a dedicated building for the making of beer, though beer can be made at home, and has been for much of beer s history. A company which makes beer is called either a brewery or a brewing company.… …   Wikipedia

  • brewery — [[t]bru͟ːəri[/t]] breweries N COUNT A brewery is a place where beer is made. The Muller family have been making specialist beers at their brewery in Munster for 200 years …   English dictionary

  • brewery — UK [ˈbruːərɪ] / US [ˈbruərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms brewery : singular brewery plural breweries 1) a company that makes beer 2) a place where beer is made …   English dictionary

  • brewery — noun (plural eries) Date: 1658 a plant where malt liquors are produced …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brewery — /brooh euh ree, broor ee/, n., pl. breweries. a building or establishment for brewing beer or other malt liquors, esp. the building where the brewing is done. [1650 60; BREW + ERY] * * * …   Universalium

  • brewery — noun a) A building where beer is produced b) A company that brews beer See Also: brew, brewer, brewing …   Wiktionary

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