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Barley-bree

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Barley-broth; that is, malt liquor brewed from barley (Scotch).

“The cock may craw, the day may daw,

And aye weʹll taste the barley-bree.”


Burns: Willie Brewʹd a Peck Maut.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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