Definition of beer
- birch beer
Would you like beer with dinner?
The pub brews its own beer.
I'll have a beer, please.
a couple of cold beers
a glass of birch beer
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: an alcoholic drink made from malt and flavored with hops
: a drink made from roots or other parts of plants
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