1. Broached; in a condition for letting out or yielding liquor, as a cask which is tapped. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
2. In a state to be diffused or propagated; afoot; astir. [First attested in the early 16th century.]
1. (transitive, obsolete) To set abroach; to let out, as liquor; to broach; to tap.