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  • n. A weak cider made by steeping the refuse pomace in water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kind of weak cider made by steeping the refuse pomace in water.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old name for liquor made from the refuse of apples after the juice had been pressed out for cider.

Etymologies

cider +‎ -kin (Wiktionary)

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  • Huh. I'll bet sorbet is a LOT better than this. ;-)

    February 16, 2007

  • An inferior liquor made by watering and subjecting to a second pressure the pulp left after expressing the juice for cider; also called water-cider or more rarely perkin.

    Usage: 676 WORLIDGE Cyder (1691) 113 "Use your Pulp afterwards for the making of Water-Cider, usually called Purre or Ciderkin."

    February 16, 2007