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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of brute.

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Examples

  • The actual history work in the report is of good quality, but the ideologically bruted soft in-kind reparations proposed are a continuing echo of the one great Bushism — the soft bigotry of lowered expectations.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Brown University Welcomes Duke Rape Case Victim:

  • From thence he came into France, whose fame and noble prowesse was there much bruted among the common people, and enuied of the

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Kavitsky was giving evidence about the identifications of Soviet agents in the West, up here on the Hill, and the Russians evidently feared that he would name these the Cambridge five, amongst others Hiss was another one, I gather, that was being bruted about at the time.

    Treason in the Blood: H. St. John Philby, Kim Philby, and the Spy Case of the Century

  • The almanakes had well observed it: it was generally bruted in the Estates, that the execution should be on Saint Thomas day.

    Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

  • But fortune prepared him a more readie occasion than he thought of: for the kyng of Spaine being aduertised of certaine talkes that had bene bruted of the mariage of his sonne with the daughter of the king of

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • The fame was diuersly bruted of this facte: some fauoured the cause, and some did froune against it.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • The newes hereof was so bruted abroade, as there was no talke but of the valiaunce and stoutenes of this yong man of warre, which caused fair Adelasia (moued by naturall instigation, and with the opinion and reporte of the vertue toward in that yonge Prince) to feele a certaine thing (I cannot tell what) in her minde, which inflamed her senses and hart.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • The Ladie Isabell being departed from Spaine, hauing trauersed the mountaines Pirenees, passed by Fraunce, went ouer the Alpes, and came to Thurin, where the Duke of Sauoye had then for wyfe, a sister of the kinge of Englande, whoe was bruted to be the fairest creature of the weste partes of the world.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Whiche woordes the people did sone beleue, thinking that diuers gentlemen ielous of Violenta had made a fraye: for she had now loste her auncient reputacion by meanes of Didaco, who (as the fame and common reporte was bruted) did keepe her.

    The Palace of Pleasure, Volume 1

  • Goda, and all other the noble men of the realme, onlie earle Goodwine and his sonnes ment not to come there, except they might bring with them a great power of armed men, and so remained at Beuerstane, with such bands as they had leauied, vnder a colour to resist the Welshmen, whome they bruted abroad to be readie to inuade the marches about

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (8 of 8) The Eight Booke of the Historie of England

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