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Old English

Etymology

From West Germanic *biōr-, from monastic Latin biber ‘drink’, from Latin bibere ‘to drink’ (French boire etc.). Cognate with Old Frisian biār, Old Saxon bior (Dutch bier), Old High German bior (German Bier).

Pronunciation

Noun

bēor n

  1. (chiefly Template loop detected: Template:context 2) 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)

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