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John Barleycorn

noun

Definition of JOHN BARLEYCORN

:  alcoholic liquor personified

Examples of JOHN BARLEYCORN

  1. <she blamed John Barleycorn for the breakdown of their marriage>

First Known Use of JOHN BARLEYCORN

circa 1620

Rhymes with JOHN BARLEYCORN

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bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
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