Definitions of beer

  1. fermented alcoholic beverage brewed from malt and hops Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. A fermented liquor made from any malted grain, but commonly from barley malt, with hops or some other substance to impart a bitter flavor. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A fermented extract of the roots and other parts of various plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. An alcoholic beverage usually made from malted cereal grain (as barley), flavored with hops, and brewed by slow fermentation. Medical Dictionary DB
  6. A fermented liquor made from grain and flavored with hops; a fermented extract of the roots and other parts of various plants, as ginger, spruce, etc., such as ginger beer. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. An alcoholic beverage made from an infusion of malted barley or other farinaceous grain, to which an infusion of hops is added, the whole being then fermented. The alcoholic strength of the average beer is about 3 per cent. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  8. A liquor made by fermentation from malted barley and hops. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. Fermented liquor made of malt and hops. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. An alcoholic fermented liquor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. A fermented liquor made from any farinaceous grain, but generally from malted barley, flavoured with hops; an inferior beverage, as ginger beer, spruce beer, &c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. An intoxicating liquor made from prepared barley, called malt, and hops; a liquor made by infusion and fermentation from any vegetable substance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. a well biblestudytools.com
  14. well. A place where a well was dug by the direction of Moses, at the forty-fourth station of the Hebrews in their wanderings ( Numbers 21:16-18 ) in the wilderness of Moab. (See WELL .) biblestudytools.com
  15. well. A town in the tribe of Judah to which Jotham fled for fear of Abimelech ( Judges 9:21 ). Some have identified this place with Beeroth. These dictionary topics are fromM.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible DictionaryBibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Beer". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". . biblestudytools.com
  16. (a well ). 1. One of the latest halting-places of the Israelites, lying beyond the Arnon. ( Numbers 21:16-18 ) This is possibly the BEER-ELIM of ( Isaiah 15:8 ) 2. A place to which Jotham, the son of Gideon, fled for fear of his brother Abimelech. ( Judges 9:21 ) biblestudytools.com
  17. A liquor compounded of malt and hops. In its ordinary sense, denotes a beverage which is intoxicating, and is within the fair meaning of the words "strong or spirituous liquors," used in the statutes on this subject. Tompkins County v. Taylor, 21 N. Y. 175; Nevin v. Ladue, 3 Denio (N. Y.) 44; Mullen v. State, 96 Ind. 306; People v. Wheelock, 3 Parker, Cr. Cas. (N. Y.) 14; Maier v. State, 2 Tex. Civ. App. 296, 21 S. W. 974. thelawdictionary.org
  18. b[=e]r, n. an alcoholic beverage made by fermentation from malted barley flavoured with hops. It was anciently distinguished from ale by being hopped; now beer is the generic name of malt liquor, including ale and porter.--ns. BEER'-EN'GINE, BEER'-PUMP, a machine for drawing beer up from the casks to the bar; BEER'-HOUSE, a house where beer or malt liquors are sold; BEER'INESS; BEER'-MON'EY, money given to soldiers in the British army, in lieu of beer and spirits.--adj. BEER'Y, of or affected by beer.--BEER AND SKITTLES, a phrase used vaguely for Bohemian pleasures, from a simple form supposed to be a rustic ideal.--BITTER BEER = pale ale, a highly hopped beer made from the very finest selected malt and hops; MILD or SWEET ale being of greater gravity or strength, and comparatively lightly hopped; BLACK BEER, a kind of beer made at Danzig, black and syrupy; SMALL BEER, weak beer, hence trifling things, as in the familiar phrase, 'to think no small beer of one's self.' [A.S. béor; Ger. and Dut. bier, Ice. bjorr.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  19. Cerevisia-b. Black, see Falltranck-b. Chowder, see Chowder-b. Pipsissewa, see Pyrola umbellata. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  20. A beverage made by fermenting an infusion of barley-malt with hops. It contains 3-10 per cent, of alcohol, and is slightly narcotic, owing to the hops which it contains. na
  21. Alcoholic liquor from fermented malt &c. flavoured with hops &c., including ale (pale) and porter (dark); other fermented drinks, as nettle-b.; Ginger-b.; small b. (lit.) weak b., (fig.) trifling matters (think no small b. of, have high opinion of); b.-engine, for drawing b. at a distance; beerhouse, licensed for b., not spirits; b.-money, servant\'s allowance in lieu of b.; b.-pull, handle of b.-engine. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  22. One of the ends (so many threads) into which a warp is divided. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  23. Fermented infusion of malted barley and hops. American pocket medical dictionary.
  24. n. [Anglo-Saxon] A fermented liquor made from malted grain, with hops and other flavouring matters;—a fermented extract of plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, &c. Cabinet Dictionary
  25. Liquor made of malt and hops. Complete Dictionary

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