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- n. liquor made from barley; strong ale
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Liquor made from barley; strong ale.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Liquor made from malt, whether by brewing or distillation; ale or whisky.
Literally "barley broth". See brew. (Wiktionary)