Bruits



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

Hereward, The Last of the English Charles Kingsley
The Complete Works of Josh Billings Henry W. Shaw

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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