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  • n. Plural form of brewster.


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  • They were known as brewsters or ale-wives and the sale of the drink provided a valuable income for many households.

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  • The brewing of ale had long been the preserve of women, known as "brewsters" or news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Brewing was a time-honored profession for women in England alewives and brewsters, so I thought it might be fun to have a heroine who enjoyed that particular profession.

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  • Jason Carroll and his brewsters out on the street with just a photo on their blackberry device.

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  • Thus in a court-leet of the manor of Hockham, held the 20th of October, 1377, no less than fourteen women were fined in the aggregate 30s. 8d., who being _brassatores vendidere servisiam_ (sic) _contra assisam_, one of these brewsters was fined as much as four shillings.

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  • With the international support box ticked off the to-do list, next on the agenda for these dance-punky brewsters is a new album.

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  • The state was the site of the first Republican incumbent defeat in 2010, when the brewsters toppled three-term Senator Bob Bennett, a watershed moment in an election cycle that saw not only Mike Lee claim victory over the establishment, but Rand Paul, Sharron Angle, Christine O'Donnell, Carl Paladino, Ken Buck and Joe Miller as well.

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