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 for Abroach
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abroach \A*broach"\, v. t. [OE. abrochen, OF. abrochier. See
     Broach.]
     To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap.
     [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Abroach \A*broach"\, adv. [Pref. a- + broach.]
     1. Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding
        liquor, as a cask which is tapped.
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              Hogsheads of ale were set abroach.    --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     2. Hence: In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot;
        astir. "Mischiefs that I set abroach." --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  abroach
      adj 1: of a cask or barrel; "the cask was set abroach" [syn:
             abroach, broached]

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