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.
Hereward, The Last of the English Charles Kingsley
The Complete Works of Josh Billings Henry W. Shaw
(transitive; often passive) usually foll by about. to report; rumour: it was bruited about that the king was dead
(med) an abnormal sound heard within the body during auscultation, esp a heart murmur
a loud outcry; clamour
(in the Pacific Northwest) an area of forest destroyed by fire. Canadian. land covered with rocks or scrub growth. a member of a North American Indian people belonging to the Teton branch of the Dakota. Historical Examples Some Pioneers and Pilgrims on the Prairies of Dakota John B. Reese Legacy James H Schmitz Niagara Peter […]
(in the Pacific Northwest) an area of forest destroyed by fire. Canadian. land covered with rocks or scrub growth. noun (sometimes not capital) short for bois-brûlé adj.
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the second month of the year, extending from October 22 to November 20. Historical Examples The Companions of Jehu Alexandre Dumas, pre Napoleon the Little Victor Hugo Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men Francois Arago France and the Republic William Henry Hurlbert Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4 Various […]
wintry. Historical Examples Welsh Folk-Lore Elias Owen Traditions, Superstitions and Folk-lore Charles Hardwick The Viking Blood Frederick William Wallace The Mission to Siam, and Hu the Capital of Cochin China, in the Years 1821-2 George Finlayson Notes and Queries, No. 179. Saturday, April 2, 1853. Various adjective of, characteristic of, or relating to winter; wintry […]