Definition of cider
1 : fermented apple juice often made sparkling by carbonation or fermentation in a sealed container
2 : the expressed juice of fruit (such as apples) used as a beverage or for making other products (such as applejack)
Examples of cider in a Sentence
a cup of apple cider
Recent Examples of cider from the Web
For a fee, a bartender will bring the show to your room, making the signature cocktail or pouring a glass of cider, wine or beer.
There’s also a cider tap that opened with Longdrop Cider.
Wisconsin already allows the sale of other homemade foods, including maple syrup, jams, pickles and other canned goods, as well as raw apple cider, CBS affiliate WISC reports.
Of the bar’s 14 taps, two nitro taps will be devoted to tea and cold-brew coffee, and two more to cider and wine.
Pickled Onions 1 large red onion 1 ½ cups apple cider vinegar 1/3 cup sugar ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon black peppercorns Peel the onion, cut it in half and slice each half very thinly.
Fest will include 100 beers, ciders and wines from 50 breweries / vendors, live music and free parking.
Motörhead even introduced both a hard cider and some beer.
There are more than a dozen parent and teacher volunteers, all of whom are teetotalers who would get drunk on a single sip of hard cider.
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Origin and Etymology of cider
Middle English sidre, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin sicera strong drink, from Greek (Septuagint) sikera, from Hebrew shēkhār
First Known Use: 13th century
CIDER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cider for English Language Learners
: a drink made from apples
CIDER Defined for Kids
Definition of cider for Students
: the juice pressed out of fruit (as apples) and used especially as a drink and in making vinegar
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