opened or tapped so that the contents can flow out; broached:
the cask was set abroach.
astir; in circulation.
(postpositive) (of a cask, barrel, etc) tapped; broached
in a state: an angry dog with its hairs abristle. historical examples ruff abristle, head down, snowy fangs glinting from under his upwrithing lip, young jeff flew to meet him like a fluffy catapult. buff: a collie and other dog-stories albert payson terhune
to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law. to put aside; put an end to. historical examples to this, russia replied, by declaring the concordat of 1867 abrogated. history of the conflict between religion and science john william draper the charter had been abrogated, but the […]
the act or an instance of , or repealing: abrogation of the treaty’s responsibility. historical examples most important among them is the enactment, interpretation, suspension, and abrogation of all laws of the republic. the governments of europe frederic austin ogg demand for abrogation of part-tion is tantamount to demand for home rule. indian home rule […]
to abolish by formal or official means; annul by an authoritative act; repeal: to abrogate a law. to put aside; put an end to. verb (transitive) to cancel or revoke formally or officially; repeal; annul v. 1520s, from latin abrogatus, past participle of abrogare “to annul, repeal (a law),” from ab- “away” (see ab-) + […]
abronah r.v., one of israel’s halting-places in the desert (num.33:34,35), just before ezion-gaber. in a.v., “ebronah.”