American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Very dry. Used of champagne.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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- Raw; rough; rude; as applied to wines, dry; not sweet.
- n. A rough diamond or other gem. Roughing out a gem is often called bruting.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To browse.
- n. (Zoöl.) See birt.
- adj. very dry; -- used of wine or champagne.
- adj. (of champagne) extremely dry
- French, from Old French, rough, from Latin brūtus, heavy; see gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“A case of Veuve Clicquot, yellow label brut, also fared well.”
“The wines come in a range of styles: dry wines are labeled "brut," while off-dry wines are, somewhat confusingly, designated "extra dry" or "dry.”
“In 1155 Wace, the author of the _Roman de Rou_, turned Geoffrey's work into a French poem entitled _Brut d 'Angleterre_, "brut" being a Welsh word meaning chronicle.”
“In 1155 Wace, the author of the _Roman de Rou_, turned Geoffrey's work into a French poem entitled _Brut d'Angleterre_, "brut" being a Welsh word meaning chronicle.”
“If I’d had any cash in my pocket when I left Vancouver I’d have brought a bottle of Cipes brut, which is very nice too, or the Joie rose, which is even better, but of course I did not.”
“1. What is the meaning of the word "brut" when used to describe a wine?”
“The concentrated juice in this take on the Bellini—served at Los Angeles's Onyx Lounge—is balanced by a dry brut, resulting in a sweet-and-sour sipper.”
“Often the object seems to be things that will “stand up next to each other,” instead of synergy … A brut with sweets just sounds icky.”
“Background info written by us, the importer, mainly Terry Theise, and some reviews from Galloni, Tanzer, Meadows. such as this one for Henri Billot brut rosé.”
“I admit I missed the brut sparkler with the desserts.”
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There are certainly some words missing but I am trying to avoid listing the obvious. If a simpler word is found here, then it is used in an atypical fashion.
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