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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)
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The continuing downward trend and worsening of public finances in the eurozone, poses an extreme danger about the stoutness of our economy, especially as far as the financial services is concerned, where trust is a fundamental precondition.
in Crimp 158) but also because of the textural qualities the material itself transmits, as for example impenetrability, permanence, and stoutness.
Her outstanding feature is the volume and stoutness of her soprano, one capable of grand dramatic expression.
We just have to have the presence of mind to see them for what they are, the resolve to make our own destinies and most of all, the stoutness of spirit to seize the day.
Something confident and profound filled his spirit and materialized in the space of the classroom through his voice, when he stressed some words as if he were tasting them, and through his stoutness and hand gestures.
Exceptions were leaf specific weight, which correlated negatively with soil nitrogen and organic matter, and trunk stoutness, which correlated negatively with insolation (Table 4).
The early 19th century firmly associated stoutness with influence, wealth, and respectability.
But because I am a bear for stoutness, I ran a couple of short deck screws thru the two halves, then silicone caulked the screw heads and the entire joint.
His principal point was that the comic countered the partial, the abstract, the alienated, and pretentious and restored to us a realization of the stoutness, goodness, and commonality of our humanity.
For instance, Patience, who is the daughter of Stoutness, carries in her sack three loads: the load of tiredness, the load of labor, and the load of insults and injustices.
Kathy Bates plays a neighbour with formidable stoutness of dress and character and one of the film's highlights for me was the considerable irony demonstrated by her mentally ill son in confronting April and Frank with unpalatable and unwanted home truths--a rather shocking and revealing admission in that era when social niceties remained the order of the day and 'truth' deferred to social conventions.
9): with proximal blade inserting on right side of the apical blade, apical blade smoothly curved and of moderate stoutness, apical hook and subapical notch rather weakly developed, and the body of the vesica shaped in an angle.