stout(redirected from American stout)
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stout,alcoholic beverage: see beerbeer,
alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermenting cereals, especially malted barley, usually with the addition of hops as a flavoring agent and stabilizer. One of the oldest of alcoholic beverages (there is archaeological evidence dating to c.3000 B.C.
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strong porter highly flavoured with malt
Sir Robert. 1844--1930, New Zealand statesman, born in Scotland: prime minister of New Zealand (1884--87)