Bruited



to voice abroad; rumor (used chiefly in the passive and often followed by about):
The report was bruited through the village.
Medicine/Medical. any generally abnormal sound or murmur heard on auscultation.
Archaic. rumor; report.
Archaic. noise; din; clamor.
Historical Examples

Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease
Curious, if True Elizabeth Gaskell
Life on a Mediaeval Barony William Stearns Davis
Brittany Mortimer Menpes and Dorothy Menpes
Dramatic Technique George Pierce Baker
The Apostles Ernest Renan
The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete George Meredith
Robert Burns Gabriel Setoun
The Works of William Cowper William Cowper
The Pace That Kills Edgar Saltus

verb
(transitive; often passive) usually foll by about. to report; rumour: it was bruited about that the king was dead
noun
(med) an abnormal sound heard within the body during auscultation, esp a heart murmur
(archaic)

a rumour
a loud outcry; clamour

v.

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