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John Barleycorn

noun

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a distilled beverage that can make a person drunk
  • she blamed John Barleycorn for the breakdown of their marriage

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  • nonintoxicant
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The first known use of John Barleycorn was circa 1625

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“John Barleycorn.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/John%20Barleycorn. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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