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  • n. A soft drink made by boiling pearl barley with water, and adding flavouring and sugar

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a decoction of barley, used in medicine, as a nutritive and demulcent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A decoction of barley used as a demulcent nutritious drink in fevers, and in inflammations of the air-passages and of the alimentary canal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. used to feed infants

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