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

  Brew \Brew\, v. i.
     1. To attend to the business, or go through the processes, of
        brewing or making beer.
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              I wash, wring, brew, bake, scour.     --Shak.
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     2. To be in a state of preparation; to be mixing, forming, or
        gathering; as, a storm brews in the west.
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              There is some ill a-brewing towards my rest. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brew \Brew\ (br[udd]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Brewed (br[udd]d);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Brewing.] [OE. brewen, AS. bre['o]wan; akin
     to D. brouwen, OHG. priuwan, MHG. briuwen, br[=u]wen, G.
     brauen, Icel. brugga, Sw. brygga, Dan. brygge, and perh. to
     L. defrutum must boiled down, Gr. bry^ton (for fry^ton?) a
     kind of beer. The original meaning seems to have been to
     prepare by heat. [root]93. Cf. Broth, Bread.]
     1. To boil or seethe; to cook. [Obs.]
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     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." --Shak.
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     3. To prepare by steeping and mingling; to concoct.
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              Go, brew me a pottle of sack finely.  --Shak.
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     4. To foment or prepare, as by brewing; to contrive; to plot;
        to concoct; to hatch; as, to brew mischief.
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              Hence with thy brewed enchantments, foul deceiver!
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brew \Brew\, n.
     The mixture formed by brewing; that which is brewed. --Bacon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather
           than distilling [syn: brew, 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"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  272 Moby Thesaurus words for "brew":
     John Barleycorn, Pilsner, alcohol, alcoholic beverage,
     alcoholic drink, ale, angle, approach, aqua vitae, ardent spirits,
     await, bake, barbecue, baste, bathe, be imminent, be in store,
     beer, begin, besprinkle, beverage, bitters, blanch, blast, blossom,
     blow, blow a hurricane, blow great guns, blow over, blow up,
     bluster, bock beer, boil, bootleg, booze, braise, breathe, breeze,
     breeze up, bring about, broil, brown, burgeon, cabal, cause,
     coddle, collude, color, combination, come on, come up, complot,
     compose, composition, compound, concoct, concoction, confection,
     confront, connive, conspire, contrive, cook, cook up, countermine,
     counterplot, curry, decoct, decoction, decoctum, develop, devil,
     devise, distill, do, do to perfection, douche, draw near,
     draw nigh, draw on, dredge, drench, drink, drouk, dye, engineer,
     entincture, face, ferment, finagle, finesse, fire, fix up, flavor,
     flourish, flush, form, forthcome, frame, frame up, freshen,
     fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, gather, germinate, get up, go on,
     griddle, grill, grog, grow, grow up, half-and-half, hang over,
     hard liquor, hash, hatch, hatch a plot, hatch up, heat, hodgepodge,
     hover, huff, hypertrophy, imbrue, imbue, impend, impregnate,
     increase, inebriant, infiltrate, infuse, inject, instill,
     intoxicant, intoxicating liquor, intrigue, jumble, lager beer,
     lave, lay a plot, leach, leaven, lie over, light beer, liquor,
     little brown jug, lixiviate, loom, lower, macerate, machinate,
     make, make up, malt liquor, maneuver, mature, mead, medley,
     melange, menace, mishmash, mix, mixture, moonlight, moonshine,
     mushroom, near, near beer, operate, outgrow, oven-bake,
     overdevelop, overgrow, overhang, overtop, pan, pan-broil, parboil,
     pastiche, penetrate, percolate, permeate, pervade, pipe up, plan,
     plot, poach, porter, potable, potation, potpourri, prepare,
     prepare food, procreate, produce, puff, pullulate, pulque,
     punch bowl, put together, rage, reproduce, rig, rinse, roast, rum,
     sake, salad, saturate, saute, scallop, scheme, schnapps, sear,
     season, seethe, set in, shirr, shoot up, simmer, soak,
     social lubricant, sodden, sop, souse, spirits, spring up, sprout,
     sprout up, squall, start, steam, steep, stew, stir-fry, storm,
     stout, strong drink, strong waters, suffuse, tea, temper,
     the Demon Rum, the bottle, the cup, the flowing bowl,
     the luscious liquor, the ruddy cup, threaten, thrive, tincture,
     tinge, toast, tower, toxicant, transfuse, upshoot, upspear,
     upspring, upsprout, vegetate, waft, wangle, wash, water of life,
     waterlog, wax, whiff, whiffle

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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