from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A concentrated unfermented infusion of malt. It is used in medicine in cases where it is desirable to further the nutrition.


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  • "That's no crime," smiled the senior partner, reaching for the malt-extract bottle.

    By Advice of Counsel

  • "But you could put what I know about bigamy in that malt-extract bottle."

    By Advice of Counsel

  • (d) An investigation of barley-malt, malt-extract or wort, and finished beer showed the following: An increase of furfuroids in the process of malting, 100 pts. barley with 7.97 of 'pentosane' yielding 82 of malt with 11.18 p.ct. 'pentosane'; confirming the observations of

    Researches on Cellulose 1895-1900


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