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n. Chiefly British
Variant of cider.
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(Brewing) a variant spelling (esp Brit) of cider
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the juice pressed from apples, used for drinking, either before fermentation (sweet cider) or after fermentation (hard cider), or for making applejack, vinegar, etc.
[1250–1300; Middle English sidre < Old French si(s)dre < Late Latin sīcera strong drink < Greek sikera < Hebrew shēkhār]
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|Noun||1.||cyder - a beverage made from juice pressed from apples|
beverage, drinkable, potable, drink - any liquid suitable for drinking; "may I take your beverage order?"
hard cider - alcoholic drink from fermented cider; `cider' and `cyder' are European (especially British) usages for the fermented beverage
scrumpy - strong cider (as made in western England)
sweet cider - unfermented cider
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