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BREW'ING, participle present tense Preparing malt liquor.

1. In a state of mixing, forming or preparing; as, a storm is brewing

2. Contriving; preparing; as, a scheme is brewing

BREW'ING, noun The act or process of preparing liquors from malt and hops.

1. The quantity brewed at once.

2. Among seamen, a collection of black clouds portending a storm.