|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
A rumour or report (Jeremiah 10:22, R.V. "rumour;Nahum 3:19).
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) Report; rumor; fame.
2. (n.) An abnormal sound of several kinds, heard on auscultation.
3. (v. t.) To report; to noise abroad.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
broot (shema`): A word no longer in common use (marked "archaic" and "obsolete" by Murray), signifying a rumor or report. The word occurs in the King James Version Jeremiah 10:22 (the Revised Version (British and American) "rumour"; the American Standard Revised Version "tidings") and the King James Version Nahum 3:19 (the Revised Version (British and American) "bruit," appendix. "report"; the American Standard Revised Version "report").
Bruit (2 Occurrences)
Jeremiah 10:22 Behold, the noise of the bruit is come, and a great commotion out of the north country, to make the cities of Judah desolate, and a den of dragons. (KJV)
Nahum 3:19 There is no healing of thy bruise; thy wound is grievous: all that hear the bruit of thee shall clap the hands over thee: for upon whom hath not thy wickedness passed continually? (KJV)