Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mixed drink; drink brewed or prepared in any way.
- n. Something brewed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Malt liquor; drink brewed.
- n. drink made by steeping and boiling and fermenting rather than distilling
- brew + -age (Wiktionary)
“But this beastly contraption of coffee brewage refuses to obey commands of speeding up.”
“Mad brewage set to work Their brains, no doubt, like galley-slaves the Turk Pits for his pastime, Christians against Jews.”
“And they teach the serpents there to entwine themselves up on long sticks out of the ground and of the scales of these serpents they brew out a brewage like to mead.”
“She did not like the morning cup of coffee; its school brewage not being strong or sweet enough to suit her palate; and she had an excellent appetite, like any other healthy school-girl, for the morning pistolets or rolls, which were new-baked and very good, and of which a certain allowance was served to each.”
“Already the children were clenching idle hands and drinking in a bitter cup the poisoned brewage of doubt.”
“Make the brewage sure, quick, decisive; there must be no mistake about it.”
“But it was not filled with the brewage; its contents were harmless.”
“She kneeled hastily at his side, and put the enchanted brewage to his lips, but he could neither drink nor speak, for he was dead, as I have told you.”
“The varlet took the maiden in his arms, but first he gave her the flask with the precious brewage to carry, since for pride he might not endure to drink therefrom, save at utmost peril.”
“The curious white ale, or lober agolwhich, within the memory of man, used to exist in Devonshire and Cornwall, but which, even half a century ago, I have vainly sought therewas, I believe, drunk quite new; but then it was not pure malt and not hopped at all, but had eggs (pulletsperm in the brewage) and other foreign bodies in it.”
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