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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 brew /ˈbru/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brew v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brewed p. pr. & vb. n. Brewing.]
 1. To boil or seethe; to cook. [Obs.]
 2. To prepare, as beer or other liquor, from malt and hops, or from other materials, by steeping, boiling, and fermentation. “She brews good ale.”
 3. To prepare by steeping and mingling; to concoct.
    Go, brew me a pottle of sack finely.   --Shak.
 4. To foment or prepare, as by brewing; to contrive; to plot; to concoct; to hatch; as, to brew mischief.
    Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver!   --Milton.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brew v. i.
 1. To attend to the business, or go through the processes, of brewing or making beer.
    I wash, wring, brew, bake, scour.   --Shak.
 2. To be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or gathering; as, a storm brews in the west.
    There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Brew n. The mixture formed by brewing; that which is brewed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather
          than distilling [syn: brewage]
      v 1: prepare by brewing; "people have been brewing beer for
           thousands of years"
      2: sit or let sit in boiling water so as to extract the flavor;
         "the tea is brewing"