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- n. an alcoholic beverage formed by fermenting cider (apple juice). Unless specified as hard cider, in the US cider is assumed to refer to non-alcoholic sweet cider.
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- n. alcoholic drink from fermented cider; `cider' and `cyder' are European (especially British) usages for the fermented beverage
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So one of Van Buren's friends said scornfully that Harrison was much more fit to live in a log cabin and drink hard cider than live in the White House and be President.