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 for Beer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beer \Beer\, n. [OE. beor, ber, AS. be['o]r; akin to Fries.
     biar, Icel. bj?rr, OHG. bior, D. & G. bier, and possibly E.
     brew. [root]93, See Brew.]
     1. A fermented liquor made from any malted grain, but
        commonly from barley malt, with hops or some other
        substance to impart a bitter flavor.
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     Note: Beer has different names, as small beer, ale,
           porter, brown stout, lager beer, according to its
           strength, or other qualities. See Ale.
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     2. A fermented extract of the roots and other parts of
        various plants, as spruce, ginger, sassafras, etc.
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     Small beer, weak beer; (fig.) insignificant matters. "To
        suckle fools, and chronicle small beer." --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a general name for alcoholic beverages made by fermenting a
           cereal (or mixture of cereals) flavored with hops

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     well. (1.) A place where a well was dug by the direction of
     Moses, at the forty-fourth station of the Hebrews in their
     wanderings (Num. 21:16-18) in the wilderness of Moab. (See WELL.)
       (2.) A town in the tribe of Judah to which Jotham fled for
     fear of Abimelech (Judg. 9:21). Some have identified this place
     with Beeroth.

From Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's) :

  Beer, a well

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