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From Anglo-Norman bruire (to make a noise), from Latin brugere, a blending of rugire (to roar) + bragire (to bray). Earliest documented use: 1400.
“And the bruit -- which the Mayo doctor listened for months earlier -- is not always present.”
Lisa Sanders; Wasting Away; New York Times Magazine; Oct 16, 2016.
“When Giannini was fired, the fashion press bruited about many names as possible successors.”
Rebecca Mead; Costume Drama; The New Yorker; Sep 19, 2016.
See more usage examples of bruit in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:He who would travel happily must travel light. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery, author and aviator (29 Jun 1900-1944)
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