iron brew

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a trade name introduced in 1901, later changed to Irn-Bru because of legislation forbidding the word brew in names of non-brewed products.

Noun[edit]

iron brew (countable and uncountable, plural iron brews)

  1. An orange-coloured Scottish carbonated soft drink.
    • 2005, Scottish Secondary Maths Red (page 181)
      A cool box holds 10 cans of cola and 6 cans of iron brew. What is the probability that: (a) a can of cola is selected at random (b) after drinking the cola, the next can selected is iron brew?

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