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Barley Sugar

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Sugar boiled in a decoction of barley. It is not now made so, but with saffron, sugar, and water, flavoured with oil of citron, orange, or lemon.

“Barley sugar was prepared by boiling down ordinary sugar in a decoction of pearl-barley.”—Knowledge (July 6th, 1883).

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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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