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barley wine


Simple Definition of barley wine

  • : a kind of strong ale

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of barley wine

  1. :  a kind of strong ale

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a cereal grass (genus Hordeum and especially H. vulgare) having the flowers in dense spikes with long awns and three spikelets at each joint of the rachis

    :  its seed used especially in malt beverages, breakfast foods, and stock feeds

  1. :  the alcoholic fermented juice of fresh grapes used as a beverage

    :  wine or a substitute used in Christian communion services

    :  the alcoholic usually fermented juice of a plant product (as a fruit) used as a beverage

  1. :  to drink wine

    :  to give wine to

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