Bruit (?), n. [OE. bruit, brut, noise, bruit, F. bruit, fr. LL. brugitus; cf. L. rugire to roar; perh. influenced by the source of E. bray to make a harsh noise, Armor. brud bruit.]

1.

Report; rumor; fame.

The bruit thereof will bring you many friends. Shak.

2. [French pron. .] Med.

An abnormal sound of several kinds, heard on auscultation.

 

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Bruit, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bruited; p. pr. & vb. n. Bruiting.]

To report; to noise abroad.

I find thou art no less than fame hath bruited. Shak.

 

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