brewery

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noun brew·ery \ ˈbrü-ə-rē , ˈbru̇(-ə)r-ē \

Definition of brewery

plural breweries
:a plant where malt liquors are produced

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First Known Use of brewery

circa 1648


BREWERY Defined for English Language Learners

brewery

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Definition of brewery for English Language Learners

  • : a place where beer is made

  • : a company that makes beer


BREWERY Defined for Kids

brewery

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noun brew·ery \ ˈbrü-ə-rē \

Definition of brewery for Students

plural breweries
:a place where malt liquors are brewed

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