barley-bree

noun
bar·ley-bree | \ ˈbär-lē-ˌbrē \
variants: or less commonly barley-broo \ˈbär-lē-ˌbrü \

Definition of barley-bree 

chiefly Scotland

: whisky also : malt liquor

First Known Use of barley-bree

1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for barley-bree

barley + Scots bree or broo (bree)

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