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From Proto-Germanic *beuzą (“beer”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰews- (“dross, sediment, brewer's yeast”). Cognate with Old Frisian biār, Old Saxon bior (Dutch bier), Old High German bior (German Bier), Old Norse bjōrr. More at beer.
- (chiefly poetic) beer, ale
- Gebeotedon beore druncne oret-mecgas, ðæt hie in beor-sele bidan woldon Grendles guðe: The sons of conflict, drunk on beer, promised that they would wait in the beer-hall for Grendel’s attack. (Beowulf)
- English: beer